Keep It Groovy: G Major Scale Across Two Octaves

In today’s Keep It Groovy lesson, we’ll go over two popular major scale shapes and a great way to connect them to play over two octaves. We’ll be working in the key of G and focusing on what I call the “4-fret span” and “5-fret span” shapes. Then, we’ll cover strategies for connecting these shapes as we move vertically up the fretboard. Once you’re able to connect, try playing these with a metronome or improvising in a musical way!

Enjoy, and keep it groovy!

Ryan Madora is a professional bass player, author, and educator living in Nashville, TN. In addition to touring and session work, she teaches private lessons and masterclasses to students of all levels. Visit her website to learn more!

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