West Coast Jump Blues Scales (for January 2012)

Beginners note! You are included in this after gaining the knowledge from the first few paragraphs of the Guitarmodes lesson page.

Overlaying the Ionian mode (Major scale) and Minor Pentatonic scale will give you the foundation.

One noticeable concept is that most solos in this style do not start on the root note.

My assumption is that starting on the root note sets the wrong tonal structure for the style. (makes the style more like Country and Western).

The lesson page will give you more structural information relating to scale theory and technique to develop this style.

27 Dec 2011