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How To Learn Lead Parts In Songs Using Scales

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In this lesson, Bradford teaches you how to use the major scale and the minor pentatonic scale to find and learn lead parts in popular worship songs. The songs Whom Shall I Fear and Cornerstone are used as examples.

The following lessons should be learned before taking this one:

For reference, here are the Major and Minor Pentatonic scales, as well as how they fit together:

A-maj ScaleF#min Pent ScaleMaj Min Combine

4 Responses to How To Learn Lead Parts In Songs Using Scales

  1. James Oct 13, 2014 at 9:49 am #

    Never played lead and i was blessed to getting a les Paul Special signature addtion. I fell that the lord directed and found something hat i could not a afford. SO i am like a sponge soaking all this information and excited what is going to happen in the future. but mean while i listen and start playing. Right now i have to use all the free stuff because i m on a fixed income with social security disability i fight the battle of MS daily and guitar helps in all areas spiritual and physical using fingers and hands different you will see that if i am playing guitar it is a miracle. I am glad that there is someting like you are providing

  2. Larry David Jan 1, 2015 at 8:44 pm #

    Hi Bradford Larry David here lead and rythm guitarist for household of faith in St. Amant Louisiana. I learned the lead parts to cornerstone by watching your tutorials and it sounded amazing when we played it. Here lately I have been the only guitar player so pulling double duty with rythm and lead and working full time and not having much time to really sit down and learn with not much time so I appreciate you for teaching these lessons. Please continue to do more tutorials as people like myself need the help on songs that require a lot of work.

    • Elyon Jan 2, 2015 at 8:58 am #

      i agree with u bro

  3. Marcos Jan 16, 2015 at 4:37 pm #

    One of the best instructors and tutorial I’ve seen on youtube.. I have some channels and even guitar online subscriptions, but the way you present this is great.. very easy and straightforward to understand!!! Thanks!!!!

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