Basic guitar scales series continues. Today it’s time for the G major guitar scale.

The standard pattern has been presented on the image below. This particular one lets you hit G sounds three times, which is nice for practicing.

G major scale v1

The tab for this G major scale pattern:

G major scale v1 tab

As usual the standard pattern is not my favorite. I like to play something else. The reason for this is because the pattern I’m about to present can be moved up and down the neck more easily, and that makes it a great exercise. Here it is:

G major scale v2

And the tab:

G major scale v2 tab

If you want to learn more you can visit and get the full pattern for the G major scale (click here).

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