Hey, how’s it going this is Jon McLennan with Guitar Control, excited to bring you this lesson. In our previous lesson we discussed something called the hexatonic scale and I showed you how to take a major scale, you remove the 4th step and you get the G major hexatonic. And now what I’m going to show you is a lick that utilizes that sound. Again, I’m not necessarily thinking of it as a scale, but more of a sound that I can dial-up.
Here’s some vocabulary, some licks for you to practice that are going to drive the idea home.
So we start on the 2nd fret — this is coming off a G. So we’re starting right on the major 7th and we’re going to play 2, 3, 2, 5, 3. And then 4, 2, 5 and then I’m going to slide into the 7th of the chord, but I’m starting on the 3rd fret, sliding to the 4th; and then 5th fret, 2nd fret. So here it is again slowly. And then 1 and 2 and a little rhythmic variation, mainly 8th notes though. Or you could just pluck it without the pull-off there. Then play your G major 7 chord. Again, 3, 4, 4, 3, for that chord. Sometimes I’ll even play this chord and get it cross-bar here, diagonally and grab that note on the 2nd fret. Again, I’m attaching the chord to the lick. So if I’m vamping this chord…
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