Tag: scale steps

  • G Major Scale

    The notes from the G major scale are G, A, B, C, D, E, and F#.  There’s one sharp note (F#), but all the rest of the notes are primary notes. That makes it easier to remember what notes make up the scale. Just start on G and go through the musical alphabet. We start…

  • C Major Scale

  • What are chord extensions?

    Extensions are simply Major, minor, or Dominant 7th chords with one or more scale steps added to the formulas.

  • The Major Scale

    The major scale contains 7 notes and is the basic building block of all western music. It’s one of the most important things to learn on the guitar.  This lesson will show you how to play it through video and tab. Don’t miss it! Fig. 1: The Major Scale The tab below shows the major…

  • Cmaj9, C9, Cm9, C added 9th Chords

    The guitar chords on this page are built from the C major scale. The C major scale has 7 scale steps. They are the notes C,D,E,F,G,A,B. The Cmaj9 Chord A dominant ninth is a dominant chord with a ninth (the ninth would be the same note as the 2nd: D). A ninth chord, as an…