Fretboard Roadmaps: The Essential Guitar Patterns That All the Pros Know and Use

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Hal Leonard Corporation, Feb 1, 2007 - Music - 80 pages
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(Guitar Educational). The updated edition of this bestseller features more songs, updated lessons, and a full audio CD! This book will show you how to play lead and rhythm anywhere on the fretboard, in any key; play a variety of lead guitar styles; play chords and progressions anywhere on the fretboard; expand your chord vocabulary; and learn to think musically the way the pros do. Each chapter presents a pattern and shows how to use it, along with playing tips and guitar insights. Absolute beginners can follow the diagrams and instruction, and intermediate to advanced players can use the chapters non-sequentially to increase their understanding of the guitar.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
HOW TO READ CHORD GRIDS
4
HOW TO READ TAB1ATORE
5
NOTES ON THE FRETBOARD
6
THE MAJOR SCALE
8
TWO MOVEABLE MAJOR CHORD SHAPES
15
THE IIVV CHORD FAMILY
19
THE DAF ROADMAP
28
VARIATIONS OF THE TWO MOVEABLE MAJOR CHORDS
48
MOVEABLE MAJOR SCALES
54
THREE MOVEABLE BLUES SCALES
59
MAJOR PENTATONIC SCALES
65
A MOVEABLE DOUBLENOTE LICK
70
WHAT NEXT?
76
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
77
GUITAR NOTATION LEGEND
78

CHORD FRAGMENT CHORD FAMILIES
35
CIRCLEOFFIFTHS PROGRESSIONS
41

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