CYCLE OF 4THS GUITAR LESSON

To begin with lets look at the guitar “Cliche” that employs triplets

cycle of 5ths triplet guitar exercise

cycle of 5ths triplet guitar exercise descending

In practice though and under pressure from a fast tempo this triplet concept generally becomes rhythmically ineffective.

So what do we do?

Well, we employ our old friends “TETRACHORDS”

If you play through the exercise below you will be aware that the employment of Pentatonic’s, Major/Minor arpeggios and plain arpeggios gives us great rhythmical strength and easy guitar fingering.

cycle of 5ths pentatonic's guitar lesson

cycle of 5ths pentatonic's guitar lesson

cycle of 5ths pentatonic's guitar lesson

NOTICE THE REPEATED PATTERN AND GUITAR FINGERING.

cycle of 5ths arpeggios jazz improvisation guitar lesson

cycle of 5ths arpeggios jazz improvisation guitar lesson

CYCLE #2 Ideas

 BELOW:

CYCLE OF 5THS AND REVERSE THE CYCLE OF 4THS

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