Guitar Scales Learning Tool

Check out the new practice tracks

Select a scale to practice and then scroll down to the area just below the Scale Creator to pick an audio track to play along with for practicing. Currently these are all in jazz-related styles but more are coming soon.

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Practice Audio

Click on a tab below (Major Trax, Minor Trax or Dominant7 Trax) to reveal practice tracks in each key to match the scale you want to practice. Experiment with combining different scales with different practice tracks. Here's an idea, try playing the harmonic minor scale along with it's relative major chord. For example, pull up the practice track for C major and pull up the A harmonic minor scale. You'll get some interesting sounds!

PLEASE NOTE:

To reduce page load time, tracks don't automatically all download but instead load when you click the play button. Once a track has finished playing it will count off and play again until you click the stop button.

    Jazz 4/4 Swing Tempo 140

    For these practice music tracks you have several options. For instance, try the relative minor scale. So, if you're playing the Gmaj7 practice track, dial up the E harmonic minor scale in the Scale Creator and give that a try!

    Also, try the major scale built from the 5th of the chord. So, again if you're playing the Gmaj7 tracks, you could pull up the D major scale in the Scale Creator and play along. That'll give you the ethereal sound of the raised 11 or 4.

    If you want to hear some cool 'outside' sounds, try playing the major or pentatonic scale 1 fret up or down and then resolve back into the normal major scale. Of course you can play along using the major scale in that key.

  • Amaj7

  • Bbmaj7 or A#maj7

  • Bmaj7

  • Cmaj7

  • Dbmaj7 or C#maj7

  • Dmaj7

  • Ebmaj7 or D#maj7

  • Emaj7

  • Fmaj7

  • Gbmaj7 or F#maj7

  • Gmaj7

  • Abmaj7 or G#maj7