Category Archives: Music Theory

Music Theory Primer

Here’s a very dense music theory primer. He really packs the info in so you might need to watch through a few times and, of course, pick up your guitar and play everything till you get it under your fingers.

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A Brief History of Intervals

What do the Blues, Chinese Folk Music, Metallica & Amazing Grace all have in common? The pentatonic scale. East To West The pentatonic is one of the earliest of all scales. In fact Dr. Karl Schmaldt from the Archaeology dept. … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows The Pentatonic Scale

Now this is truly incredible. Firstly because everybody seems to know the rest of the notes without being told. How do they do that? And, secondly, it’s amazing to see Bobby McFerrin, a man who obviously eats, sleeps and breathes … Continue reading

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