Learn How to Play Guitar Scales

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

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

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.

Guitar Scale Basics

Minor Guitar Scales

Pentatonic Scales

Blues Scales