How to Integrate Scales and Arpeggios on Guitar

A key skill for making your scales and arpeggios sound musical, rather than sound like playing a scale and an arpeggio, is to learn how to integrate scales and arpeggios on guitar. When I first started learning modes and scales, I had this idea that I had to know everything, in all positions, all over the neck. That’s cool. But when it came to arpeggio integration… well it was just too much for my brain to handle.

How to Build Scales Runs on Guitar

In this lesson we are going to look at how to build up a scale run on guitar. A lot of intermediate level guitar players want to be able to play awesome scale runs down the length of their neck, and it can be quite hard to know how to get started with them. So we are going to spend a few weeks slowly building a scale run up, bar by bar.