Whole Tone Scale

by David Wallimann

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  • In today's lesson we'll study the whole tone scale. This scale can be used to create interesting tensed leads. It can be used in many different contexts to bring a very unique and different feel to a song.

    Make sure to memorize the position of the scale and play a little bit with it to get used to its fingering. The examples combine several techniques, start slowly on the slowest backing track and work your speed very progressively.

    Enjoy this scale and I hope it will inspire you to create cool different licks. Have fun!



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