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1. Getting Started ()
1.1. WELCOME! ( !)....................................................................................................................................4
1.2. How to use this ebook ( )...............................................................................................5
1.3. Objectives ()................................................................................................................................................................6
1.4. Example 1 ( 1).........................................................................................................................................................7
1.5. Example 2 ( 2).........................................................................................................................................................8
1.6. Example 3 ( 3).........................................................................................................................................................9
1.7. Example 4 ( 4).......................................................................................................................................................10
1.8. What it takes ( )......................................................................................................................11
1.9. Method, Strategy and Tools (, )...................................................................................13
1.10 The Hard Concrete Principle ( )......................................................................................14
1.11 Progress Map ( ).....................................................................................................................................17
2.1. Introduction to Basic Concepts ( ).................................................................19
2.2. Sound, Pitch, Frequency ( , , )...................................................................................20
2.3. Notes And Intervals ( )........................................................................................................................21
2.4. Interval Names ( )...........................................................................................................................22
2.5 The Octave ()..........................................................................................................................................................23
2.6. Division Of The Octave ( ).................................................................................................................24
2.7. Accidentals ( ) ......................................................................................................................................25
2.8. Chromatic Scale ( )........................................................................................................................26
2.9. Diatonic Scale ( )............................................................................................................................27
2.10 Scale Degrees ( )......................................................................................................................................28
2.11 12 Scales And Note Naming (12 )......................................................29
2.12 Scales And Modes ( ).................................................................................................................................30
2.13 7 Modes (7 ).................................................................................................................................31
2.14 Chords ()............................................................................................................................................................32
2.15 Chord Inversions ( ).......................................................................................................................33
2.16 Interval Inversions ( ).................................................................................................................34
2.17 Cycle of Fifths ( ) .................................................................................................................................35
2.18 Concert Pitch ( )................................................................................................................................36
2.19 Chapter Summary ( ).....................................................................................................................................37
3.1 Introduction to Scale Fragments ( ).................................................................................38
3.2 Fretboard projections ( )...........................................................................................................................39
3.3 Shape and position ( ).............................................................................................................................40
3.4 Fretboard Dots ( )......................................................................................................................................41
3.5 Scale Degrees ( )........................................................................................................................................42
3.6 Full projection ( )....................................................................................................................................43
3.7 Scale Fragments Divide And Conquer ( )...................................................44
3.8 First Turning Point ( )...............................................................................................................45
3.9 Fragment Names ( )............................................................................................................46
3.10 Fragments in all keys ( )............................................................................................47
3.11 Scale Degrees ( )......................................................................................................................................48
3.12 Fragments And Degrees ( )...........................................................................................................49
3.13 Notes Vs. Fragments ( )..........................................................................................................50
3.14 Chapter Summary ( ).....................................................................................................................................51
4.1 Introduction to Scale Grids ( )...............................................................................................................52
4.2 The 5 Scale Grids (5 ).............................................................................................................................................53
4.3 Grid Shapes ( )............................................................................................................................................54
4.4 Grid Fingering ( )............................................................................................................55
4.5 Scale Degrees ( )........................................................................................................................................56
4.6 Positions ()...........................................................................................................................................................57
5.1 Introduction to Six-Fret Areas ( 6- ).......................................................................................58
5.2 Six-fret rule ( 6 ).........................................................................................................................................59
5.3 Standard Areas ( ).................................................................................................................................61
5.4 Application of the six-fret rule ( 6- ).................................................................................62
6.1 Introduction to Scales and Modes ( ).......................................................................................63
6.2 Review ()..................................................................................................................................................................64
6.3 Major Scale Degrees ( )..........................................................................................................66
6.4 Building chords ( )...........................................................................................................................67
6.5 Degrees & Chords ( )..........................................................................................................................69
6.6 Extended Chords ( () )...........................................................................................................70
6.7 Parent Scales ( )................................................................................................................................71
6.8 Modal Analysis 1 ( 1)..............................................................................................................................73
6.9 Modal Analysis ( 2)................................................................................................................................75

6.10 Tonal Centers ( )................................................................................................................................76


6.11 Mastering Modes ( )...........................................................................................................................77
6.12 Modes and Extended Chords ( ).....................................................................................78
6.13 Modes Structure ( )................................................................................................................................81
6.14 Practical Tips ( )............................................................................................................................83
6.15 All Together: Scales, Modes, Chords, and the Six-fret Rule ( : , , 6-
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7.1 Introduction to Grid Fingering ( )..........................................................................................................85
7.2 Grid Fingering (Alpha) ( ()....................................................................................................86
7.3 Grid Fingering (Beta) ( ()..........................................................................................................87
7.4 Grid Fingering (Gamma) ( ()..................................................................................................88
7.5 Grid Fingering (Delta) ( ().....................................................................................................89
7.6 Grid Fingering (Epsilon) ( ()..............................................................................................90
7.7 Summary ().....................................................................................................................................................91
8.1 Introduction to Scale Patterns ( )............................................................................92
8.2 Benefits Of Patterns ( )......................................................................................................................93
8.3 Pattern Trainer ( ).....................................................................................................94
8.4 Pattern Practice Tips...........................................................................................................................................................96
8.5 Chapter Summary ( ).......................................................................................................................................97
9.1 Introduction to the Play-Along Trainer ( Play-Along Trainer)........................................................................98
9.2 Random Chords ( )...................................................................................................................................99
9.3 Play-Along Options ( Play-Along Trainer)...................................................................................................100
9.4 Instruments ().............................................................................................................................................102
9.5 Styles ()...................................................................................................................................................................104
9.6 Style rotation ( ).......................................................................................................................................105
9.7 Tunes ()............................................................................................................................................................106
9.8 Composing Tunes ( )......................................................................................................................107
9.9 Chord normalization ( ).............................................................................................................108
9.10 Chapter Summary ( )...................................................................................................................................109
10.1 Introduction to the Progress Map ( )................................................................................110
10.2 Color Codes ( )..........................................................................................................................111
10.3 Drill Page ( )..............................................................................................................................112
10.4 Fragment Drills ( ).........................................................................113
10.5 Grid Basics ( ).....................................................................................................................114
10.6 Grid Drills ( ).......................................................................................................116
10.7 Degree Drills ( )........................................................................................................117
10.8 Mode Drills ( )................................................................................................................118
10.9 Area-Intensive Arpeggio Drills ( ).........................................119
10.10 Chapter Summary ( ).................................................................................................................................120
11.1 Introduction to Pentatonic Scales ( ).......................................................................................121
11.2 Pentatonic Structure ( )............................................................................................................122
11.3 Pentatonic Rule of Thumb (: )......................................................................123
11.4 Pentatonic Grids ( )....................................................................................................................124
11.5 Using Pentatonic Scales ( ).............................................................................125
12.1 Introduction To Modal And Tonal Improvisation ( )..............126
12.2 Modal And Tonal ( )................................................................................................................127
12.3 Example 1 ( 1)....................................................................................................................................................128
12.4 Explanation ().............................................................................................................................................129
12.5 Example 2 ( 2)....................................................................................................................................................130
12.6 Tonal And Modal In Practice ( ).......................................................131
13.1 Introduction to Blues Improvisation ( )............................................................132
13.2 Blues Structures ( ).......................................................................................................................133
13.3 Blues Scale ( ).......................................................................................................................................134
13.4 Blues Improvisation ( )...........................................................................................................135
13.5 Modal Blues ( )...................................................................................................................................136
13.6 Tonal Blues ( ).....................................................................................................................................137
13.7 Minor Blues ( ).....................................................................................................................................138
13.8 Minor Modal Blues ( ).....................................................................................................139
13.9 Minor Tonal Blues ( ).......................................................................................................140
13.10 Chapter Summary ( ).................................................................................................................................141
14.1 Introduction ().............................................................................................................................................142
14.2 Roots, Fourths and Fifths (, ).................................................................................................143
14.3 Maj chords and perfect fourths ( )....................................................................144
14.4 Lydian concepts ( ).....................................................................................................................145
15.1 Introduction to Chromatic Improvisation ( )...........................................146
15.2 Maj + chromatic ( + )........................................................................................................................147

15.3 Min+chromatic ( + )..........................................................................................................................149


15.4 Chromatic improvisation ( )..........................................................................................151
15.5 Experience () .........................................................................................................................................................152
15.6 Chromatic Training ( )................................................................................................................153
16.1 Absolute Fretboard Knowledge ( )......................................................................................154
16.2 Ear Training ( )..............................................................................................................155
16.3 Conclusion ()..............................................................................................................................................156
17.1 Appendix ()................................................................................................................................................157
17.2 Six-fret proof ( ).......................................................................................................................158
Fragments Shape Drill Fixed Position ( )
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Fragments Shape Drill Changing Positions ( )
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Fragments Degree Drill (Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon) (
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Fragment Position Drill (Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon) (
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Fragments Area-Intensive Drill ( )...........................167
Fragment Key-Intensive Drill ( )................168
Grid Shape Drill (Fixed Position) ( ( )..............................169
Grid Shape Drill (Changing Position) ( ( )............................170
Fingering ()......................................................................................................................................................171
Pattern Training ( )...............................................................................................................172
Grid Degree ( )................................................................................................................................................173
Grid Position Drill ( )............................................................................................174
Grid Area-Intensive Drill ( )..........................................................175
Grid Key-Intensive Drill ( )...........................................................176
N scale modes drill ( )...................................................................177
Parent-to-mode drill ( ).....................................................................................................178
Chord-to-parent drill ( )..................................................................................................179
Master Session: Parent-To-Mode ( : )...............................................180
7 Modes Drill ( 7 ).......................................................................................181
3- note Chord Arpeggios ( 3- ).............................................................................................182
4-note Chord Arpeggios ( 4- )..............................................................................................183
Full-grid Arpeggios ( )......................................................................................................................184
Area-intensive Arpeggios ( )...........................................................................................185

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C (C-E-G)

II

D-E-F-G-A-B-C

D (D-F-A)

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E-F-G-A-B-C-D

E (E-G-B)

IV

F-G-A-B-C-D-E

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G-A-B-C-D-E-F

G (G-B-D)

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A-B-C-D-E-F-G

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B-C-D-E-F-G-A

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C-D-E-F-G-A-B

Cmaj7(C-E-G-B)

D-E-F-G-A-B-C

Dm7 (D-F-A-C)

E-F-G-A-B-C-D

Em7 (E-G-B-D)

F-G-A-B-C-D-E

Fmaj7 (F-A-C-E)

G-A-B-C-D-E-F

G7 (G-B-D-F)

A-B-C-D-E-F-G

Am7 (A-C-E-G)

B-C-D-E-F-G-A

Bm7b5 (B-D-F-A)

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6.7 Parent Scales ( )


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6.13 Modes Structure ( )


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VI Eb.
VII ()
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6.14 Practical Tips ( )


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7.5 Grid Fingering (Delta) ( ()


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7.6 Grid Fingering (Epsilon) ( ()


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9.1 Introduction to the Play-Along Trainer ( Play-Along Trainer)


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9.2 Random Chords ( )


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10.1 Introduction to the Progress Map ( )


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10.7 Degree Drills ( )


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10.9 Area-Intensive Arpeggio Drills (


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10.10 Chapter Summary ( )


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11.1 Introduction to Pentatonic Scales ( )


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11.3 Pentatonic Rule of Thumb (: )


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11.4 Pentatonic Grids ( )


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11.5 Using Pentatonic Scales ( )


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12.1 Introduction To Modal And Tonal Improvisation (


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12.2 Modal And Tonal ( )


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12.3 Example 1 ( 1)
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13.1 Introduction to Blues Improvisation ( )


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13.3 Blues Scale ( )


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13.4 Blues Improvisation ( )



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13.10 Chapter Summary ( )


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14.2 Roots, Fourths and Fifths (, )


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14.3 Maj chords and perfect fourths ( )


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14.4 Lydian concepts ( )


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15.4 Chromatic improvisation ( )


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15.5 Experience ()
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