Complete Scale and Chord Theory for Guitar: none

Complete Scale and Chord Theory for Guitar: none

by Joe Livoti


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Complete Scale and Chord Theory for Guitar is a reference book for intermediate and advanced players. The book consists of three sections; Scales, Chords and Exercises The Scale section shows how to use the Major Scale to learn music theory in terms of the guitar fretboard. Scales covered include all the Modes of the Major Scale, as well as the Harmonic Minor, Diminished, Whole Tone, Augmented and Melodic Minor scales. The section concludes with a Scale Use Summary listing the various chords and the scales that can be used to solo over them The Chord Section contains sections on Diminished and Augmented chords, Blues and ii V I progressions, the Cycle of 4ths, a practice routine for jazz songs, guidelines for creating Chord Melodies, root position chords in the Major, Minor and Dominant families and triad and extended chord inversions. The third section contains patterns for practicing the various scales and arpeggios, riffs and patterns for ii V I progressions, ear training exercises, and sections on modulations, alternate tunings, structure and cadences. Complete Scale and Chord Theory for Guitar was written by the author as a complete reference book for all the scale and chord work being used by his guitar students at the intermediate and advanced level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449911669
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/05/2009
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

Joe Livoti is a Bay Area guitarist and teacher. He has been a full time guitar instructor since 1986.
Joe's teachers included Ernie Arti, Joe Monk and Howard Morgen. His experience includes gigs of all types and genres. Joe has two books available, "Complete Scale and Chord Theory for Guitar", and "Applications". Both are geared towards intermediate and advanced players.
Joe's music can also be heard on the scores of several independent films. Barista, Suburban Youth, Spare Parts, Five Days, Cross Country, Singularity, N.Y. On $15 a Day, Thrush T.V. on S.F. cable and Inside Joke T.V. are just a few.
Performance videos can be seen at, and Joe's website can be viewed at
Cds of Joe's music are available at

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