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2 months ago

guitarLayers

Eric Gales Phrygian Dominant Sound

In a epic guitar duel with Joe Bonamassa, guitarist Eric Gales, over an E pedal, plays an E minor pentatonic mixed with a scale derived from the A Harmonic minor scale.
Here are the scale's notes on the fretboard with some interesting easy to play 3 notes-per-string patterns.
Check out the video and find your way to play these shapes! 😉

All shapes, NPS patterns and degrees generated automatically with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Eric Gales Phrygian Dominant Sound 

In a epic guitar duel with Joe Bonamassa, guitarist Eric Gales, over an E pedal, plays an E minor pentatonic mixed with a scale derived from the A Harmonic minor scale.
Here are the scales notes on the fretboard with some interesting easy to play 3 notes-per-string patterns.
Check out the video and find your way to play these shapes! ;)

All shapes, NPS patterns and degrees generated automatically with guitarLayers guitarlayers.comImage attachment

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E7(9- 11 13-) it's five in A min Harm

Does this translate to what he's doing in standard tuning? His lowest ring is on the bottom 🤔

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2 months ago

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4 months ago

guitarLayers

"I don’t see how it’s possible to have too much technique or knowledge.
I’m a big believer in knowing why you want to learn something, and I suspect that allotting practice time on that basis can help to solve many players’ blind alley problems." - Guthrie Govan
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I don’t see how it’s possible to have too much technique or knowledge. 
I’m a big believer in knowing why you want to learn something, and I suspect that allotting practice time on that basis can help to solve many players’ blind alley problems. - Guthrie Govan

4 months ago

guitarLayers

Major & Minor Pentatonic Overlapped

Here major and minor pentatonic scales overlapped in the same fretboard portion in order to visualize, compare and play them switching easily from major and minor or blending them as it usually happens in the blues.

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Major & Minor Pentatonic Overlapped

Here major and minor pentatonic scales overlapped in the same fretboard portion in order to visualize, compare and play them switching easily from major and minor or blending them as it usually happens in the blues.

All shapes and layering automatically obtained with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com

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Still no android version 🤔

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5 months ago

guitarLayers

"I'm just doing the best I can now to keep this going... trying to grow up and remain young at the same time." - Steve Ray Vaughan ...

Im just doing the best I can now to keep this going... trying to grow up and remain young at the same time. - Steve Ray Vaughan

6 months ago

guitarLayers

"Playing scales is like a boxer skipping rope or punching a bag. It's not the thing in itself; it's preparatory to the activity." - Barney Kessel ...

Playing scales is like a boxer skipping rope or punching a bag. Its not the thing in itself; its preparatory to the activity. - Barney Kessel

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Always liked Barney, quite a comedian as well !

Anas he looks like you brother 🙂

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7 months ago

guitarLayers

G Major Blues Scale

Despite its minor counterpart the Major Blues Scale is probably a bit less used. When mastered it produces a very bluesy elegant sound perfect for many major harmonic progressions, especially when it is tastefully combined with the Minor Blues Scale.

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G Major Blues Scale

Despite its minor counterpart the Major Blues Scale is probably a bit less used. When mastered it produces a very bluesy elegant sound perfect for many major harmonic progressions, especially when it is tastefully combined with the Minor Blues Scale.

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Will this come to android? This is exactly the app I've been looking for to work my scales

Its just the pentatonic scale with a b5 as a passing tone.

Wherever the major chord is? Just go back 3 frets and play pentatonic minor. Done. 🙂

Major Pentatonic added #9

So it is basically just a major pentatonic with a passing minor third..?

This seems Keith richardsy

No b5? b7?

Jay Allan

#9 or +9

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7 months ago

guitarLayers

Minor Triad Arpeggio
5 basic + 10 Vertical shapes

Triads are fundamental music building blocks. Here are some Minor Triad Arpeggio shapes from the 5 CAGED to the 10 VERTICAL ones.
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Minor Triad Arpeggio
5 basic + 10 Vertical shapes

Triads are fundamental music building blocks. Here are some Minor Triad Arpeggio shapes from the 5 CAGED to the 10 VERTICAL ones.
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bhai ye kya hai? Sandesh Sorate

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7 months ago

guitarLayers

Major Triad Arpeggio
5 basic + 10 Vertical shapes

Triads are fundamental music building blocks. Here are some Major Triad Arpeggio shapes from the 5 CAGED to the 10 VERTICAL ones.

All shapes obtained automatically with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com 👇 👇 👇
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Major Triad Arpeggio
5 basic + 10 Vertical shapes

Triads are fundamental music building blocks. Here are some  Major Triad Arpeggio shapes from the 5 CAGED to the 10 VERTICAL ones.

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8 months ago

guitarLayers

"Paul is human, you can relate to him. [...] Though he obviously has bags of inherent talent, he became that good because he practised, which gives hope to everybody. " - Jim Davies on Paul Gilbert ...

Paul is human, you can relate to him. [...] Though he obviously has bags of inherent talent, he became that good because he practised, which gives hope to everybody.  - Jim Davies on Paul Gilbert

8 months ago

guitarLayers

MODES: chord/scale mapping

Here some diagrams containing Dorian and Mixolydan shapes mapped respectively over some minor 7th and dominant 7th chord shapes along the fretboard.

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MODES: chord/scale mapping

Here some diagrams containing Dorian and Mixolydan shapes mapped respectively over some minor 7th and dominant 7th  chord shapes along the fretboard. 

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Cool. Too bad there's no windows version.

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8 months ago

guitarLayers

Matteo Mancuso killer lick on the Diminished Scale

This video shows young iper-talended guitarist Matteo Mancuso on his introductory lick on "The Chiken". Matteo combines a typical 4th’s pattern on the diminished h/w scale with some arpeggios built with the notes of the scale. The result, empowered by Matteo’s astonishing natural technicque and musical feeling, is insane!
Stay tuned for the full article.

Matteo uses guitarLayers and is a guitarLayers artist. guitarlayers.com
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Matthew Burrows

Grande Matteo !!

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9 months ago

guitarLayers

We are proud to announce that the brilliant Matteo Mancuso is among the guitarLayers supporters and artists.
Check out Matteo's unique and astonishing technique, the quality, and the versatility of his phrasing!
👇
www.guitarlayers.com/matteo-mancuso/
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We are proud to announce that the brilliant Matteo Mancuso is among the guitarLayers supporters and artists.
Check out Matteos unique and astonishing technique, the quality, and the versatility of his phrasing!
👇
www.guitarlayers.com/matteo-mancuso/

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This dude is a beast! #fthepick

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9 months ago

guitarLayers

Minor (Maj7) Arpeggio
12 Vertical Shapes

All shapes automatically obtained with GuitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Minor (Maj7) Arpeggio
12 Vertical Shapes

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Funny I just discovered the beauty if Min/Maj7 and now this!

Any IOS or Windows version planed ?

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10 months ago

guitarLayers

Half Diminished Arpeggio
Vertical Shapes
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All shapes obtained automatically with GuitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Half Diminished Arpeggio
Vertical Shapes
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Always wondering what these Chords/arpeggios were called. Benny Weinman from The Dillinger Escape Plan uses them alot!

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11 months ago

guitarLayers

Voice Leading on Stella by Starlight

A great video tutorial about voice leading using Drop 2 and no Drop voicing by Italian jazz guitarist Fabrizio Brusca. All voicings in this video are automatically generated with guitarLayers. Fabrizio is a very good musician and advanced GL user. Enjoy!
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11 months ago

guitarLayers

En esta ocasión te propongo aprender a utilizar la vieja escala pentatónica menor para conseguir diferentes sonoridades. Ello implica ubicarla a diferentes distancias de la fundamental y sobre todo, aprender a frasear de un modo diferente y a resolver en la nota deseada. Hay muchísimo por aprender aquí! Lección completa con esta y más opciones en el Blog:

carlosvicentblog.com/2015/02/09/multiplicando-la-pentatonica-menor-por-12/
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Guitar Layer for PC Please!! 🙏

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12 months ago

guitarLayers

Minor 6th Drop2 Voicings

Hi friends! Here minor 6th voicings and inversions on three string sets, showed by degree.

All voicings and inversions on strings sets generated automatically with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Minor 6th Drop2 Voicings

Hi friends! Here minor  6th voicings and inversions on three string sets, showed by degree.

All voicings and inversions on strings sets generated automatically with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com

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Any news on realising the software for pc this year? Thanks

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Rare photos of... ...

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Quinten Evans

Jimi ❤️

Not rare. I have all of these & much more .

Jimi Hendrix in the airborne infantry.

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

How do you use a shape like this?

The answer depends on harmony and is not that obvious for many
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How do you use a shape like this?

The answer depends on harmony and is not that obvious for many

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Can anyone make a video using this pattern and how to apply? Thank you and much appreciated 👍

I used guitarLayers to create this scale lesson (with many others linked) lifein12keys.com/guitar-modes-guide-to-modal-shapes/

... Anyway I preferably use this pattern as a Dorian mode

Squeeze your fingers

Natural minor scale,/dorian mode/c major scale/mixolydian mode/locrian mode

Interested, kindly do some demo on how u do it? Thanks

Just play what you feel.

C / Am and my favorite G / Em

Its minor scale..

A / F#m

Choose your root first... 😝

Aeolien

Natural minor scale

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Double Drop D tuning
DADGBD

Now guitarLayers supports (and can find chords on) some of the most common drop tunings: here's a beautiful sounding Gm6 chord 😉
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Double Drop D tuning
DADGBD

Now guitarLayers supports (and can find chords on) some of the most common drop tunings: heres a beautiful sounding Gm6 chord ;)

1 years ago

guitarLayers

"You know what I think? If I am tired now, I don't mind, because I have eternity to rest." - Andrés Segovia ...

You know what I think? If I am tired now, I dont mind, because I have eternity to rest. - Andrés Segovia

1 years ago

guitarLayers

Voodoo Blues Scale

Teachers creating interesting lessons by mapping uncommon scales with guitarLayers 😉En esta lección te quiero hablar de un sonido blues tan común como interesante: la escala Voodoo Blues. La estructura interna es totalmente idéntica a una escala de blues menor (1 b3 4 b5 5 b7) a excepción de la b7, que se sustituye por la 6. (1 b3 4 b5 5 6) Es sorprendente como cambiar una sola nota en un grupo de sonidos puede tener un efecto tan notable!

carlosvicentblog.com/2018/02/05/la-escala-voodoo-blues/
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Voodoo Blues Scale

Teachers creating interesting lessons by mapping uncommon scales with guitarLayers ;)

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Mary ThePhoenix Di Canito Ignazio Schirone

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Today exploring arpeggios inside scales with guitarLayers 😉 ...

Today exploring arpeggios inside scales with guitarLayers ;)

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I hope it will become available for ipad too...

Hey which app is that

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

The Minor Bebop Scale (Five Shapes)

Here's one of the most used scales among jazz players and exploited today by guitarist of all genres.
All shapes and notes degrees automatically obtained with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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The Minor Bebop Scale (Five Shapes)

Heres one of the most used scales among jazz players and exploited today by guitarist of all genres.
All shapes and notes degrees automatically obtained with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com

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C-7 e F7 bebop

Looks like a C Dorian scale with the added major 3rd ..

Thank you!

thank you

Thanks

Thank you 🙂

Lovely thnx

👍

Yassine Ezz..

Thank you

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Happy Birthday Steve Ray Vaughan! ...

Happy Birthday Steve Ray Vaughan!

1 years ago

guitarLayers

Harmonic Major Scale

Here the Harmonic Major scale Vertical Shapes showing notes degrees and the same vertical shapes without repeated notes respectively on the 2rd and 3nd string.

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Harmonic Major Scale

Here the Harmonic Major scale Vertical Shapes showing notes degrees and the same vertical shapes without repeated notes respectively on the 2rd and 3nd string.

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

New 2.3.0 update available on the App Store!

With this update you can now work with the following tunings:
Guitar 6 Strings C G C F A D (Drop C)
Guitar 6 Strings D A D G B E (Drop D)
Guitar 6 Strings D A D G B D (Double Drop D)
Guitar 6 Strings C G C G C E (Open C)
Guitar 6 Strings D A D F# A D (Open D)
Guitar 6 Strings E B E G# B E (Open E)

Guitar 6 Strings D G D G B D (Open G)
Guitar 6 Strings E A E A C# E (Open A)

Guitar 6 Strings D G C G C D (Open Page)
Guitar 6 Strings C A C G C E (C6)
Guitar 6 Strings D A D G A D (Celtic)

Guitar 8 Strings A D G D G C E A

Guitar 8 Strings A E A D G B E A
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Win or android would be nice...

Still no windows version?

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

C Diminished Scale

Constructing a C Diminished Scale shape with a convenient custom notes-per-string distribution (1 4 4 2 4 3)
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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Pentatonic Scales inside the Lydian Mode

Interesting lesson about Lydian Mode and related Pentatonic scales, with guitarLayers 😉El modo Lidio, alberga la posibilidad de tocar tres escalas pentatónicas sin incluir ninguna nota que se salga de la sonoridad.

Modo Lidio: 1 2 3 #4 5 6 7
Pentatónica mayor desde el grado I: 1 2 3 5 6
Pentatónica mayor desde el grado II: 2 3 #4 6 7
Pentatónica mayor desde el grado V: 2 3 5 6 7

En esta lección lo explico e incluyo diagramas para este y los otros seis modos griegos:

carlosvicentblog.com/2017/11/13/pentatonicas-contenidas-en-modos-diatonicos/
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Pentatonic Scales inside the Lydian Mode

Interesting lesson about Lydian Mode and related Pentatonic scales, with guitarLayers ;)

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Izzy W Starr ....... lol.... wot was I blabbing on about the other day?😉 Pentatonic scales within Lydian....

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Young and promising student in a classroom with guitarLayers 😉Young and promising student in a classroom with guitarLayers 🙂 ...

Young and promising student in a classroom with guitarLayers ;)

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pity this app/software is only available on mac and not windows....would love to have it....

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Happy Birthday (some days ago) to one of the most important and influential jazz guitarist in history, Mr. Pat Martino!
There would be no modern jazz guitarist without him today.
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Happy Birthday (some days ago) to one of the most important and influential jazz guitarist in history, Mr. Pat Martino! 
There would be no modern jazz guitarist without him today.

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🎸🎶 Maestro Pat Martino👏👏

🤘

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Three-Note Voicings

It is not that uncommon, among jazz musicians, to use three-note chords that can work as more complex chords structures.
Three-notes chords often are more handy and essential and, if we have the ability to obtain quickly their inversions, we can obtain a lot of voicings that can work as seventh chords.
In the picture below we have the notes C D Ab that can work as: Amin (maj7), Fm6, E7 (b13), Bb7 (9).
Try yourself the sound ! 😉

All three-notes chords, their inversions on string sets and their equivalent seventh-chords, are automatically generated with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Three-Note Voicings

It is not that uncommon, among jazz musicians, to use three-note chords that can work as more complex chords structures. 
Three-notes chords often are more handy and essential and, if we have the ability to obtain quickly their inversions, we can obtain a lot of voicings that can work as seventh chords.
In the picture below we have the notes C D Ab that can work as: Amin (maj7), Fm6, E7 (b13), Bb7 (9).
Try yourself the sound ! ;)

All three-notes chords, their inversions on string sets and their equivalent seventh-chords, are automatically generated with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com

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Mike Stern often uses this type of voicings!!!

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Arpeggios inside the Major Scale

One of the most clicked posts on guitarLayers page...
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Please make it available for windows

Handy!

🎶.Very good 🎸👏👏👏👏

Sviluppate per android, grazie.

Magda Alexandra Grieco

Noel Carlon

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Happy Bday Pat! ...

Happy Bday Pat!

1 years ago

guitarLayers

Introducing guitarLayers ...

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we will inform you about that

I love Guitar Layers! When for Ipad?

Waiting for this for iPhone and iPad .

When will this be available on android?

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Melodic Minor Scale MODES: 3 NOTES-PER-STRINGS

Melodic minor scale and its Modes are generally used to play, with no "avoid notes", over some specific chords with certain tensions as showed below:

C melodic minor -> Cm (maj7)
D phrygian natural 6 -> D7 sus4 (b9)
Eb lydian augmented -> Eb maj7 (#5)
F lydian dominant -> F 7 (#11)
G mixolydian b13 -> G7 (b13)
A locrian natural 2 -> A min7 b5 (9)
B superlocrian -> B7 altered

All scale modes and note-per-string distribution, automatically obtained with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Ooooh careful, playing this scale descending was considered the Devil's scale back in the day , a big no no 😆😈🤘 amazing how just 1 interval change from a Major scale can sound very different . Some call it the Jazz scale I think . If you start from the 7th Ascending it's Diminished , STone-Tone-STone-Tone up to the 4th . Then WholeTone from the 3rd . That Minor3rd is Lovely 😆👍

Lost as hell on this !! Where do place my damn fingers!!!

Vindell Smith

Somebody help me to understand this

Fernando Marín , José Caballero Olivares

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Overlapping scales & related chords

Automatically finding chords (and inversions) that harmonize Melodic Minor Modes.
Overlapping chords with melodic minor scales shapes, all 12 keys, with guitarLayers.
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Overlapping scales & related chords

Automatically finding chords (and inversions) that harmonize Melodic Minor Modes. 
Overlapping chords with melodic minor scales shapes, all 12 keys, with guitarLayers. 
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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Most Active Fans

By regulary interacting with our contents or sharing them you will be eligible as "most active member" by FB.
We will publish periodically some special and exclusive contents for our most active fans! So... keep interacting and sharing 😉
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Most Active Fans

By regulary interacting with our contents or sharing them you will be eligible as most active member by FB.
We will publish periodically some special and exclusive contents for our most active fans! So... keep interacting and sharing 😉

1 years ago

guitarLayers

Modes of the Melodic Minor Scale
(visualized by degrees)

Melodic minor scale and its Modes are generally used to play, with no "avoid notes", over some specific chords with certain tensions as showed below:

C melodic minor -> Cm (maj7)
D phrygian natural 6 -> D7 sus4 (b9)
Eb lydian augmented -> Eb maj7 (#5)
F lydian dominant -> F 7 (#11)
G mixolydian b13 -> G7 (b13)
A locrian natural 2 -> A min7 b5 (9)
B superlocrian -> B7 altered

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Modes of the Melodic Minor Scale with Scale/Chords Overlapping soon available for our Most Active Fans!

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Santina

Amazing! Thank you for this

Excelente información

Personally, I prefer 3 notes per strings. I really don't find these 4 notes/2 notes patterns useful at all

Thanks!

Any chance of an iPhone app?

Thanks great info

Thanks A Ton

Romain GuitarCook Morlot

Personally, I use this knowledge for triad pair improvisation. B altered: play A dim B dim, or C minor D minor, or Fmaj G maj. Other combinations eg with Eb aug are also possible of course, but using 2 neighbouring triads of the same quality saves thinking while playing.

My mind has blown with it😁😅still learning...

Danny Holloway

Thank you so much 🙂

Rad thanks

This is very helpful. I am still having problems putting my arms and ears around the sound of this scale and how to really use it. Trying though!!

Thanks for sharing this one. Interesting stuff to study. 👍👍👍

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

“Limits exist only in the souls of those who do not dream”
- Philippe Petit,
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“Limits exist only in the souls of those who do not dream” 
- Philippe Petit,

1 years ago

guitarLayers

Pentatonic Scale on Two Strings

Visualizing scales horizontally on the fretboard allows us to play them exploring new melodic ideas and new intervallic patterns.
Here a C minor Pentatonic Scale on sets of Two adjacent strings and sets of Two alternate strings for string skipping approach .
Explore them, find your way and please... Share!

Scale copied on multiple fretboard and arranged on string sets automatically with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Pentatonic Scale on Two Strings

Visualizing scales horizontally on the fretboard allows us to play them exploring new melodic ideas and new intervallic patterns. 
Here a C minor Pentatonic Scale on sets of Two adjacent strings and sets of Two alternate strings for string skipping approach . 
Explore them, find your way and please... Share!

Scale copied on multiple fretboard and arranged on string sets automatically with guitarLayers guitarlayers.comImage attachment

1 years ago

guitarLayers

Minor Seventh Chord Substitution

In many situations, where we have a bass player, we can avoid to play the root and substitute it with the ninth.
If you apply this process to all the inversions of a minor seventh chord you will come up with the inversions of a major seventh chord, as you can see on the diagrams.
So that, any major seventh chord and its inversions can work as substitution of a minor seventh chord. (e.g. Cm7 -> Ebmaj7)

Substitutions process, inversions on strings sets and chord identification, obtained automatically with guitarLayers guitarLayers.com
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1 years ago

guitarLayers

2 5 1 Minor Progression in C
Five Scales Shapes + Arpeggios in C

For guitarLayers users: on the forum the .exgl file containing Five Scales Shapes + Arpeggios in C. Import it with guitarLayers, then clone it to edit and transpose shapes in all keys. Use keys modifiers [Shift] + [Ctrl] to transpose automatically shapes of all fretboards in a group!

www.guitarlayers.com/forum/main-forum/
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2 5 1 Minor Progression in C
Five Scales Shapes + Arpeggios in C

For guitarLayers users: on the forum the .exgl file containing Five Scales Shapes + Arpeggios in C. Import it with guitarLayers, then clone it to edit and transpose shapes in all keys. Use keys modifiers [Shift] + [Ctrl] to transpose automatically shapes of all fretboards in a group!

https://www.guitarlayers.com/forum/main-forum/

1 years ago

guitarLayers

2 5 1 Minor Progression

Today (and not just today!) learning how to improvise over this must-know progression, in Twelve Keys, by visualizing scale-arpeggio shapes in Twelve Positions!

Scale-arpeggio vertical shapes, overlapping, transposition in all keys and in all positions automatically obtained with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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2 5 1 Minor Progression

Today (and not just today!) learning how to improvise over this must-know progression, in Twelve Keys, by visualizing scale-arpeggio shapes in Twelve Positions!

Scale-arpeggio vertical shapes, overlapping, transposition in all keys and in all positions automatically obtained with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com

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Where do you get this? I bought the program already.

Damn, nothing for iOS, i would purchase this in a split-second! 😞😞😞

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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Thanks to the great guitarist and guitar teacher Kenny Serane from Montréal, Canada! 😉 ...

1 years ago

guitarLayers

Diatonic Sixths Intervals

An interesting lesson from the Chilean guitarist Alvaro Severino Ramirez about diatonic intervals using guitarLayers.
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1 years ago

guitarLayers

“I see myself forever and ever as the ridiculous [person], the lonely soul, the wanderer, the restless frustrated artist, the [person] in love with love, always in search of the absolute, always seeking the unattainable.” - Henry Miller, Stand Still Like the Hummingbird ...

“I see myself forever and ever as the ridiculous [person], the lonely soul, the wanderer, the restless frustrated artist, the [person] in love with love, always in search of the absolute, always seeking the unattainable.” - Henry Miller, Stand Still Like the Hummingbird

1 years ago

guitarLayers

Triads inside Melodic Minor:
Second inversion

Here we have triads, in Second Inversion, inside each one of the five melodic minor scale shapes.
For those who missed them, look at the previous posts on the page to download the same scale harmonization with triads in Root Position and First Inversion.

All shapes, scale harmonization, triad inversions, scale-arpeggio overlapping automatically generated with guitarLayers. guitarlayers.com
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1 years ago

guitarLayers

Shell Voicings

Shell voicings are the most basic seventh chords shapes on the guitar. They are seven chords without the 5th degree.
Here you can see the most common shapes of the Cmaj7, C7 and Cmin7 chords with the root on the 5th strings (yellow shapes) and with the root on 6th string (blue shapes).

Diagrams automatically obtained with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Shell Voicings

Shell voicings are the most basic seventh chords shapes on the guitar. They are seven chords without the 5th degree.
Here you can see the most common shapes of the Cmaj7, C7 and Cmin7 chords with the root on the 5th strings (yellow shapes) and with the root on 6th string (blue shapes).

Diagrams automatically obtained with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com

1 years ago

guitarLayers

Parametric Notes-Per-String number (NPS)

With guitarLayers it is possible to create shapes with a desired number of notes for each string.
This can help you to obtain symmetrical scale or arpeggio shapes along the entire fretboard and, above all, to make your right hand picking more fluent.
In the example below we have 4 NPS descending C Bebop Minor scale, try it yourself! (Scale diagram in comment below)

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Parametric Notes-Per-String number (NPS)

With guitarLayers it is possible to create shapes with a desired number of notes for each string. 
This can help you to obtain symmetrical scale or arpeggio shapes along the entire fretboard and, above all, to make your right hand picking more fluent.
In the example below we have 4 NPS descending C Bebop Minor scale, try it yourself! (Scale diagram in comment below)

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1 years ago

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Open Strings Voicings

Here a good sounding Abm9 voicing with open B string, enjoy 😉

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Open Strings Voicings

Here a good sounding Abm9 voicing with open B string, enjoy ;)

This open-string voicing automatically obtained with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com

1 years ago

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Diminished Open Triads

Open Triads, or Drop2 Triads, provide a great way for you to expand your chord vocabulary beyond the usual chord shapes. They can also be used as arpeggios to create interesting single-note lines. Diminished open triads formula showed by degrees is: 1 b5 b3, b3 1 b5, b5 b3 1.
On the guitar these voicings can be arranged on three different ways that correspond to different strings sets.
Here we have Diminished Open Triad voicing on three different string sets.

All triads inversions and drop voicings on string sets automatically generated with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Diminished Open Triads

Open Triads, or Drop2 Triads, provide a great way for you to expand your chord vocabulary beyond the usual chord shapes. They can also be used as arpeggios to create interesting single-note lines. Diminished open triads formula showed by degrees is: 1 b5 b3, b3 1 b5, b5 b3 1.
On the guitar these voicings can be arranged on three different ways that correspond to different strings sets.
Here we have Diminished Open Triad voicing on three different string sets.

All triads inversions and drop voicings on string sets automatically generated with guitarLayers guitarlayers.comImage attachmentImage attachment

2 years ago

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Prometheus Scale

musicians exploring new territories with guitarLayers 😉
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Lydian Dominant without the 5th. I guess that would really accentuate the #4.

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2 years ago

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So What

Today workout: practicing with some triads inside the dorian mode on this Miles Davis classic
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So What

Today workout: practicing with some triads inside the dorian mode on this Miles Davis classic

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I would buy the hell out of this software if it came out for PC or Android...

Still waiting for Android version..............

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2 years ago

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Minor Open Triads

Open Triads, or Drop2 Triads, provide a great way for you to expand your chord vocabulary beyond the usual chord shapes. They can also be used as arpeggios to create interesting single-note lines. Minor open triads formula showed by degrees is: 1 5 b3, b3 1 5, 5 b3 1.
On the guitar these voicings can be arranged on three different ways that correspond to different strings sets.
Here we have Minor Open Triad voicing on three different string sets.

All triads inversions and drop voicings on string sets automatically generated with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Minor Open Triads

Open Triads, or Drop2 Triads, provide a great way for you to expand your chord vocabulary beyond the usual chord shapes. They can also be used as arpeggios to create interesting single-note lines. Minor open triads formula showed by degrees is: 1 5 b3, b3 1 5, 5 b3 1.
On the guitar these voicings can be arranged on three different ways that correspond to different strings sets.
Here we have Minor Open Triad voicing on three different string sets.

All triads inversions and drop voicings on string sets automatically generated with guitarLayers guitarlayers.comImage attachmentImage attachment

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How can I get this for myself? Where do I sign up?

Mac Only ???

What does drop 2 mean I'm old school

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2 years ago

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"Learn the lick, but learn from the lick" - Scott Henderson ...

Learn the lick, but learn from the lick - Scott Henderson

2 years ago

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Major Open Triads

Open Triads, or Drop2 Triads, provide a great way for you to expand your chord vocabulary beyond the usual chord shapes. They can also be used as arpeggios to create interesting single-note lines. The open triads formula showed by degrees is: 1 5 3, 3 1 5, 5 3 1.
On the guitar these voicings can be arranged on three different ways that correspond to different strings sets.
Here we have Major Open Triad voicing on three different string sets.

All triads inversions and drop voicings on string sets automatically generated with guitarLayers guitarlayers.com
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Major Open Triads

Open Triads, or Drop2 Triads, provide a great way for you to expand your chord vocabulary beyond the usual chord shapes. They can also be used as arpeggios to create interesting single-note lines. The open triads formula showed by degrees is: 1 5 3,  3 1 5,  5 3 1.
On the guitar these voicings can be arranged on three different ways that correspond to different strings sets.
Here we have Major Open Triad voicing on three different string sets.

All triads inversions and drop voicings on string sets  automatically generated with guitarLayers guitarlayers.comImage attachmentImage attachment

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Do I need this to start a Jackyl tribute band?

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2 years ago

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Isn't she lovely?

It's time to study how to improvise on this beautiful classic from Steve Wonder learning scales-chords relations on the fretboard 😉
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Isnt she lovely?

Its time to study how to improvise on this beautiful classic from Steve Wonder learning scales-chords relations on the fretboard ;)

2 years ago

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"I was really small when jazz broke through in England and I can still remember sneaking off to the living room to listen to it on the radio - much to my parent's disapproval." - Jeff Beck ...

I was really small when jazz broke through in England and I can still remember sneaking off to the living room to listen to it on the radio - much to my parents disapproval. - Jeff Beck

2 years ago

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Drop 2&3 and Drop 2&4 voicings
and related inversions

Talking about seven chords, Drop 2&3 and Drop 2&4 voicings are less common then Drop2 and Drop3 ones but they can be very useful in some contexts.
Drop 2&3 are a closed structure (1357) where the third note from the top, as well as the second note are both lowered an octave, resulting in 3517.
Drop 2&4 are a closed structure (1357) where the fourth note from the top, as well as the second note are both lowered an octave, resulting in 1537.
Here the Cmaj7 Drop 2&3 and Drop 2&4 voicings and related inversions, use them as starting point to derive other chord types.

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Drop 2&3 and Drop 2&4 voicings 
and related inversions

Talking about seven chords, Drop 2&3 and Drop 2&4 voicings are less common then Drop2 and Drop3 ones but they can be very useful in some contexts.
Drop 2&3 are a closed structure (1357) where the third note from the top, as well as the second note are both lowered an octave, resulting in 3517.
Drop 2&4 are a closed structure (1357) where the fourth note from the top, as well as the second note are both lowered an octave, resulting in 1537.
Here the Cmaj7 Drop 2&3 and Drop 2&4 voicings and related inversions, use them as starting point to derive other chord types.

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2 years ago

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Melodic Minor harmonized with Triads
on four String Sets

In the previous post we've published the Melodic minor scale harmonization with triads inside the five vertical shapes. Here we have the same harmonization, horizontally, along the fretboard, organized on four string sets. Ask your teacher how to use them! 😉

All shapes, shapes overlapping, scale harmonization and string set selection automatically obtained with guitarLayers. guitarlayers.com
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Cheers guys 🍻 I rely on diagrams like this if I ever want to learn anything at all 👌

A zishe

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2 years ago

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"If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you’ll make the news or something.
But if you want music to be your livelihood, then play, play, play and play! And eventually you’ll get to where you want to be.” - Eddie Van Halen
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If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you’ll make the news or something. 
But if you want music to be your livelihood, then play, play, play and play! And eventually you’ll get to where you want to be.” - Eddie Van Halen

2 years ago

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Triads inside Melodic Minor:
First Inversion

Here we have triads, in their First Inversion, inside each one of the five melodic minor scale shapes.
For those who missed it, look at the previous post on the page to download the same scale harmonization with triads in Root Position!

All shapes, scale harmonization, triad inversions, scale-arpeggio overlapping automatically generated with guitarLayers. guitarlayers.com
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2 years ago

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“I think I was first awakened to musical exploration by Dizzy Gillespie and Bird. It was through their work that I began to learn about musical structures and the more theoretical aspects of music.” - John Coltrane ...

“I think I was first awakened to musical exploration by Dizzy Gillespie and Bird. It was through their work that I began to learn about musical structures and the more theoretical aspects of music.” - John Coltrane

2 years ago

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Diatonic Triads inside Melodic Minor scale

Here three-notes diatonic arpeggios inside each one of the five melodic minor scale shapes.
This material can be used as practicing daily routine, to best learn triads and to break the linear sound of the scale when improvising with the melodic minor scale.
Next work will be Melodic Minor diatonic triads horizontally along string sets: so... stay tuned!

All shapes, scale harmonization, scale-arpeggio overlapping automatically generated with guitarLayers. guitarlayers.com
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Any aap for guittar play training a to z

Is there an android version of the app?

You're amazing

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2 years ago

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What chord is it?

These four notes can work as different kind of chords, try to give us some chord names 😉
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What chord is it?

These four notes can work as different kind of chords, try to give us some chord names ;)

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F#m9-5

No root A7b9#9 or C7b9 drop 2 voicing

C 7/b9

A7

For me, it has a kind of Db melodic minor sound. But used isolated as a chord, I would probably used it as a C7b9 or a Bbø7(♮9).

C7(b9) , Bbdim(add9) , Dbm6(Maj7) , Gb7(#11) ?

C7b9

C7b9... Santina Lanza

C7b9, Bb dim(add 9), Db min/maj 13

Bb 5?

E has to be named Fb, so it could be Bb minor 9. Bb is root 1, Db is minor third, Fb is fifth, C is ninth.

C7 b9

Very good answers from you guys! 💪💪💪 Here's the guitarLayers analysis, searching equivalent chords among "complete" four-note structures, with both the 3rd and the 7th. But of course it could be also an incomplete A7 etc...

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2 years ago

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"I spend a lot of time copying saxophone players and trumpet players. Not to say that it is not important to listen to guitar players, but there's so much music out there and so many possibilities. I like anyone who plays any instrument." - Bill Frisell ...

I spend a lot of time copying saxophone players and trumpet players. Not to say that it is not important to listen to guitar players, but theres so much music out there and so many possibilities. I like anyone who plays any instrument. - Bill Frisell

2 years ago

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Melodic Minor Scale - Twelve Keys

Here the Melodic Minor scale: five shapes with the general degrees map and five shapes along the fretboard, with notes names, transposed in each of the twelve keys.

All shapes automatically generated and transposed with guitarLayers. guitarlayers.com
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Gian Patrick Peñafiel, eto na yun pre. Like mo page.

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2 years ago

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Have You Met Miss Jones?

Today workout: practicing some scales and arpeggios over the chords of this well known jazz standard
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Have You Met Miss Jones?

Today workout: practicing some scales and arpeggios over the chords of this well known jazz standard

2 years ago

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Arpeggios obtained by stacking proper intervals

Here a Bbmaj13 arpeggio, with a modified note order, obtained by stacking 5th and 4th intervals.
Play these intervals, from the bottom to the top one, as arpeggio sequence and you will get a typical Steve Vai's riff with repeated notes 😉
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Arpeggios obtained by stacking proper intervals

Here a Bbmaj13 arpeggio, with a modified note order, obtained by stacking 5th and 4th intervals.
Play these intervals, from the bottom to the top one, as arpeggio sequence and you will get a typical Steve Vais riff with repeated notes ;)

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This intro is a nice variation on this idea youtu.be/rsTXN6KK3Mg

Would love to see the stacking of theses notes!’

I use this idea to develop an interesting arpeggio formula! Great analysis

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2 years ago

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Harmonic Minor diatonic arpeggios
(the remaining six shapes!)

As promised, here the remaining six (of twelve) Harmonic Minor Scale vertical shapes harmonized with one-octave diatonic arpeggios.
Download the first six shapes from the previous post on this page in case you have missed them.
Practice them as a sequence and use each single arpeggio to break the linear sound of the scale when improvising.
Stay tuned for other micro lessons and diagrams 😉

All shapes, overlappings, scale harmonization and arpeggio fragments are automatically generated with guitarLayers. guitarlayers.com
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ขอแชร์นะคะ

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2 years ago

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Harmonic Minor diatonic arpeggios
(six of twelve shapes)

Here six Harmonic Minor Scale vertical shapes harmonized with one-octave diatonic arpeggios. Practice them as a sequence and use each single arpeggio to break the linear sound of the scale when improvising.
Stay tuned for the remaining six vertical shapes! 😉

All shapes, overlappings, scale harmonization and arpeggio fragments are automatically generated with guitarLayers. guitarlayers.com
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2 years ago

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Yngwie Malmsteen,
one of the kings of the harmonic minor scale

Here two B harmonic minor, three/four NPS, descending shapes that can work also as Phrygian Dominant mode over a F#7 chord.

All scale shapes and their parametric notes-per-string distribution automatically obtained with guitarLayers. guitarlayers.com
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Yngwie Malmsteen,
one of the kings of the harmonic minor scale

Here two B harmonic minor, three/four NPS, descending shapes that can work also as Phrygian Dominant mode over a F#7 chord.

All scale shapes and their parametric notes-per-string distribution automatically obtained with guitarLayers. guitarlayers.com

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Sorry, someone can explain me what is a parametric note? Thanks

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2 years ago

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Diatonic 6ths intervals

In major and minor scales there are two types of Diatonic 6ths: major and minor. Major 6th has distance of four whole steps and one half step. Minor 6th has four whole steps distance between two notes.

In this video Chilean guitarist and teacher Alvaro Severino shows us some interesting exercises with 6ths intervals using guitarLayers. guitarlayers.com
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2 years ago