Super Scales

The careful study of scales is how guitarists develop a unique and individual voice as well as a deep and professional level of musical and theoretical comprehension. Intended for those who are serious about bringing their guitar playing to the next level, Super Scales teaches the skill sets, technical foundation and theoretical knowledge in the fastest, most interesting, and enjoyable way possible.

Super Scales is all about playing, understanding, applying and using scales. This unique and effective course work is a great way to train your fingers, ears and mind while learning in-depth music theory at the same time. The skills taught in the Super Scales distance learning course represent important keys to success in a musical journey. Here are essentials to becoming an accomplished guitarist. With Super Scales you’ll learn to visualize and trasnspose the guitars’ most logical, useful and classic scales and scale shapes, and to quickly organize them and then make music with them.

anamgtr2Our approach combines the solid and time honored principles of music education with modern guitar culture. You’ll quickly and easily learn to play scales all over the neck, by applying powerful and fresh concepts to your musical studies, you can start to play your style and sound as you have always imagined it. The know-how and experience gained in the couse will seriously improve your lead and melody playing and help get you to the music you want to make. Whether you play Pop, Rock, Metal, Folk, Country, Blues or Jazz, cover or original. If your the type of player that searches for that perfect solo or tasty melody your search ends here because our method is just for you!

Intro: Chromatic Scale, Position Playing
LESSON 1: Introducing Scales, Classic Open Position C MAJOR.

LESSON 2: Exploring And Understanding G MAJOR.

LESSON 3: Transposing The C Major Scale Form.

LESSON 4: Transposing The G Major Scale Form.

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LESSON 5: The E MAJOR Scale, -Root 6 Thinking.

LESSON 6: The A MAJOR Scale, -Root 5 Thinking.

LESSON 7: The D Major Scale Fifth And Final Pattern.

LESSON 8: Introducing Minor Scales: A Minor.

Lesson 9: Exploring The E Minor Scale.

LESSON 10: Special Training Lesson.

One Page Course Outline

LESSON 11: Five Position Thinking.

LESSON 12: G Major CAGED.

LESSON 13: A Major Study.

LESSON 13: E Major Study.

LESSON 14: D Major Study.

LESSON 15: Super Lesson: Melodic Training, Flat Keys.

LESSON 17: Key Of A Minor & Expanded Minor Scales.

LESSON 18: Key Of E Minor Transposing Minor Scale Forms.

LESSON 19: Minor Scale Training Lesson: G Minor & C Minor.

LESSON 20: Super Lesson: Minor Pentatonic & Minor Blues Scales.

LESSON 21: Expanding And Transposing Minor Pentatonic Scales.

LESSON 22:Expanding And Transposing Minor Blues Scales.

LESSON 23: Major Pentatonic Scales.

LESSON 24: Multi Position Major Pentatonic Scales.

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“My first experience with the guitar was taking lessons from Karl Aranjo as a high school student. His lessons were more than just a collection of tips and riffs: they were a method. As I look through GuitarU.com, I get to take a trip back through those lessons and am reminded about I loved about them. His strong focus on the fundamentals quickly draws a connection between general music theory and the particulars of how that theory can be applied to the guitar, even allowing us as guitarists to use our instrument as an abacus-like tool to enhance our musical insight. In high school, Karl’s lessons got me up to speed to jam with my friends and in the school band almost immediately. In the almost 20 years since I left high school and had my last lesson with Karl, the things he taught me have continued to serve me well; I’ve played almost continuously in a variety of styles (jazz, rock, funk, folk), both as a hobby and as a part-time professional (currently playing with San Francisco’s Smash-Up Derby). If I hadn’t grown up in the same town as where Karl taught, I might have missed out on a lifetime of fun playing the guitar. With GuitarU.com, wherever you are, you can benefit from the same quality instruction that I had!

-Grahm Ruby

“Mr. Karl Aranjo is one great teacher to work with. When working with him, he is very flexible, and will teach you all the basics and fundamentals you will need while learning how to play the guitar. From learning basic chords to crazy licks and solo’s. You will become an expert in no time and looking like a professional guitar player. In my experience, I learned to master chord progressions much easier and understand it in a better perspective. In my music career/hobby, it has given me nothing but success to play in a band as a front man/rhythm guitarist, compose my own type of music, and as well as songs that I really wanted to learn how to play on the guitar. Learning through Karl Aranjo was a great experience and has helped me understand the guitar a lot easier, I would not have wanted this learning experience any other way.”

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“I had the pleasure of being a guitar student of Karl’s for several years. Karl advanced my playing ability a great deal very quickly by giving me a perfect combination of guitar technique, theory and assigning songs that motivated me to continue learning. I highly recommend Karl for all level of guitar players no matter if you are a beginner or advanced.”

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