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Guitar Tricks Blog: Music Theory

Posted December 9, 2022

Deck The Halls with Major Scales

Deck The Halls

This week, Guitar Tricks instructor Gary Heimbauer will show you how to practice major scales in a very festive way -- by playing Deck The Halls!

This classic Christmas carol is a great way to put your major scale skills through their paces because the entire melody encompasses all the scale's notes.

Posted October 28, 2022

How to Play Guitar

How to Play Guitar

If you have never played guitar before, in this article we will walk you through the first steps for those taking beginner guitar lessons. And while learning an instrument does not occur overnight, if you follow these pointers on a consistent basis, you will see regular progress. Remember that playing the guitar is a physical exercise, it is essential to train and retain your muscle memory to accomplish it.

Posted July 21, 2022

ONE Pentatonic Scale for ALL Keys - Major and Minor

One Scale for All Keys

Want to be able to play a scale in any key, major or minor? This A Minor / C Major pentatonic scale pattern can be moved up and down the neck to fit into pretty much any key you might find yourself in. If you'd like to learn more about pentatonic (and other) guitar scales,