Learn How to Play Guitar Scales

Learn different types of guitar scales to use in solos, riffs and melodies.

Scales are a group of notes played in a certain order based on how far apart the notes are from each other.

Guitar Scale Basics

Minor Guitar Scales

Parts and patterns of guitar scales are often used when playing lead guitar riffs and solos.

A good understanding of scales also helps in creating more complex chord voicings by knowing which notes of the scale to add to a simple triad or chord. Guitar scales are also a good warm up exercise and help improve finger dexterity and speed.

Pentatonic Scales

Blues Scales