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Learn This Unique Way To Play Scales On Guitar

In this video, I show you how to create a very unique sound on your guitar using open strings, but not in the conventional way.

This approach can be used across a number of styles including jazz, blues, pop, rock, and country.

You are about to see part of a masterclass I presented to my online students where I show you how to create open string scales.

Beware, these are not your typical scales.

These scales sound almost magical and will be the foundation for creating incredibly cool sounding music.

Watch the video to learn more:

Open String Scales

G Major Scale

Typical G Major scale ascending and descending:



Open String Scale: Position 1

G Major Open String Scale Ascending:


G Major Open String Scale Descending:


Open String Scale: Position 2

G Major Open String Scale Ascending:


G Major Open String Scale Descending:


Open String Scale: Position 3 - Combined

G Major Open Scale:


C Major Open Scale:


D Major Open Scale:


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About Author:  Having played guitar for over 30 years, and teaching professionally for more than 25, Simon Candy specialises in a number of styles including blues, jazz, rock, and fingerpicking. Simon runs his own guitar school out of Melbourne, Australia and also offers online lessons for acoustic guitar