Lesson Contents

What You'll Learn

The lessons included in Guitar Notes Master cover the spectrum of fretboard knowledge from learning the basics of open strings and finding individual notes up to complex extended chords, modes and other advanced scales. The key areas taught in the lessons are:

  • Open Strings
  • Root Shapes
  • Note Names and Finding Notes on the Fretboard
  • Diatonic Scales (Major and Minor Scales)
  • Pentatonic Scales
  • Pentatonic Lead Patterns
  • Intervals
  • Triads - Arpeggios and Chords
  • Seventh Arpeggios and Chords
  • Other Chord Types - Extended (e.g. 9th, 11th), Suspended Chords, 6, 6/9, Add9, Slash Chords and Power Chords
  • Modes - Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Locrian
  • Other Scales - Blues Scales, Harmonic and Melodic Minor, Phrygian Dominant Mode, Whole Tone and Diminished Scales

No previous knowledge is assumed, so Guitar Notes Master is suitable for both beginning and more experienced guitarists, and it makes a great companion to formal lessons with a teacher or other learning resources that cover the other elements of guitar playing such as good technique and rhythm.