evilGuitar: Hello from the U.S.A., try this......start by putting your index finger behind the fret board (like you only have 3 fingers), do a whole tone scale starting with th open low E; E-open, F# (2nd fret)-middle finger, G# (4th fret)-ring finger, A# (6th fret)-pinky.....A string; C (3rd fret)-ring, D (5 fret)-middle, E (7th fret)- pinky...D string; F# (4th fret)-middle, G# (6th fret)-ring, A# (8th fret)-pinky.....G string; C (5th fret)-middle, D (7th fret)-ring, E (9th fret)-pinky,....B string; F# (7th fret)-middle, G# (9th fret)-ring, A# (11 fret)-pinky,......high e string; C (8th fret)-middle, D (10th fret)-ring, E (12th fret)-pinky. I hope you find it useful ! :wave:
I just use the 7 modes as finger warmup exercises along with the chromatic scale. I find it works quite well. Actually, I don't think any finger workout work quite as well as attempting to learn a solo that is just at your skill level. I find this motivates me more since I'm not just playing a scale ascending and descending..hope that helps..
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