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Learn to create interesting solos with this applied theory workshop. You’ll learn how to use scales and arpeggios to create melodic lines, about thematic soloing and improvising, how to create lines with a sense of forward motion, how to combine the melody of a song with fills, melodic variations, arpeggios, and more.
 
 
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In this video, Scott  gives you ideas about practicing the major scale in different ways, so that you begin to learn not just the scale in sequence, but the different notes in the scale, where and what they are, and how they are related to the chords in the key. You get exercises that show you how to practice the scale from chord tone to chord tone, chord tone to scale tone, in short musical phrases known as patterns or sequences, and more.

 
 
 
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  • An applied theory approach to creating and improvising solos for bluegrass and roots music
  • Advice on practicing improvising, constructing solos in a group environment
  • Examples on how to use major scales and modes, pentatonic scales, arpeggios, blues scales and sounds, and more
 
 
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Session 1: The Major Scale  
 
Session 1: The Major Scale  
 
Session 1: Q&A
Session 1: Q&A
 

Scott answers student questions from Session 1.


 
 
 
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