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Harmonized Scales, Part 1 

This lesson is part of the course Contemporary Bluegrass Banjo with Wes Corbett.
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Learn the style of contemporary three-finger banjo used by Béla Fleck, Noam Pikelny, Ron Block, and others. With lessons on single-string and melodic style, fingerboard theory, improvisation, and more. For intermediate to advanced players.
 
 
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HARMONIZED SCALES  
 
HARMONIZED SCALES  
 
Harmonized Scales, Part 1 
Harmonized Scales, Part 1 
 
Wes introduces the concept of harmonized scales and explains how they are essential to learning to playmelodies on the banjo, or any instrument. He shows you to play a major scale starting on the root and starting on the third and combine them to create a major scale harmonized in thirds. He walks you through the thirds on the second and third strings, pointing out how the shapes of the thirds change as they move up the neck, and how to play them within a roll pattern.  

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