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Essential Scales: Twenty Two Indispensable Contemporary Modes for all Instrumentalists by Bruce Arnold

Learning the essential scales is key to your success as a musician. Watch this video to learn more.

Essential Scales: Twenty Two Indispensable Contemporary Modes.

When you start to think about which essential scales to learn ask yourself these questions:

  • What techniques do professional musicians use to play scales at super-fast tempos?
  • What is the best way to learn scales?
  • What are the important scales to know?
  • How do chords and scales interact?
  • How does my ear influence my scale choice?
  • What chords can be derived from a scale?

All of these question are answered in Essential Scales: Twenty Two Indispensable Contemporary Modes for all Instrumentalists

Essential Scales: Twenty Two Indispensable Contemporary Modes for all Instrumentalistsis an in-depth study of the scales you must know to be ready for any musical situation. For all instrumentalists (with a special section showing guitar fingering) this book covers the 22 most commonly used scales in contemporary improvisation, which include:

  • Modes of Major.
  • Modes of Melodic Minor Ascending.
  • Diminished.
  • Symmetrical Diminished.
  • Whole Tone.
  • Blues.
  • Major and Minor Pentatonic.

Essential Scales goes the extra mile

Most books stop with these previously mentioned scales but Essential Scales: Twenty Two Indispensable Contemporary Modes for all Instrumentalists goes the extra mile with a close-up look at that "secret sauce" the professionals use to gain their Master Musician ability.

You too can gain this knowledge which includes:

  • Chord/scale relationships are explored in depth including how your "ear" will influence your scale choices.
  • The 3 and 4 note chords generated from each scale used in composing, developing modal chording patterns and exploring new chord voicings; Guitarists, pianists, and composers will find this specifically useful.
  • Only this book demystifies the process professional musicians use to achieve master musician facility and knowledge of scales, using 2 and 3 note modal sequencing.
  • The secret to shred level speed which is revealed with the "Long Line Rhythm" concept. This will take your playing to warp speed.

Whether you are a total beginner or an advanced musician this book will open the world of scales to you in a way that no other book can.

Get Started today with Essential Scales and have a whole new experience learning scales!

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