Extended Range Player? Let’s check out some killer ways to play Scales on your 8 String Guitar. In this lesson we’re going to check out some creative ways to diversify your scales, modes and arpeggios on your 8 string extended range guitars. The more ways you know your scales, modes and arpeggios the better you’ll be able to see the neck as a whole.
All these Scales for 8 String Guitar will be shown on an 8 string guitar neck with the assumed standard low F# 8 string tuning of F# B E A D G B E. Even though this is for 8 string, all you 6 & 7 stringers out there will also be able to take advantage of these concepts and ideas. We’ll start this level by looking at some extended major scale modes before getting into harmonic & melodic minor. For good measure we’ve even thrown in some standard and advanced pentatonics. Go Str-Eight!Continue Reading