Learning Scales – 3 Tips To Accelerate Your Progress

Learning Musical Saw Scales – 3 Tips To Accelerate Your Progress

Learning Musical Saw scales can be a very frustrating experience for many Musical Sawyers. It’s very easy to feel totally overwhelmed with just how much needs to be learnt. To learn and master every possible Musical Saw scale out there would take many lifetimes. Because of this, many Musical Saw Musicians find it hard even knowing where to start!

In this article I’ll reveal three powerful tips to help you in your quest for Musical Saw scale mastery. They are designed to help reduce any feelings of overwhelm that you may currently have. Let’s take a look at the tips now…

**Tip #1: Develop a written plan for learning Musical Saw scales.**

This is really important. It is vital to introduce some structure into your scale learning process. Rather than aimlessly practicing Musical Saw scales, you want to become laser focused. This is achieved by writing down things such as…

– How much time each day you will devote to scale practice.
– What scales you need to learn, in order to play the style of music that you love.
– What keys are the most common to the style of music that you play.
– What specific scale exercises you will learn.
– What books, DVDs and other resources you will use to learn scales.
– What specific things that you don’t understand yet.

If you don’t know how to work out the stuff above, then I recommend booking some lessons with a professional Music tutor. Make sure that they can play the style of music that you love. It’s not much point asking a classical Music tutor what scales you need to learn for jazz Musical Saw!

**Tip #2: Learn one scale at a time.**

I can’t stress this tip enough. A major reason why many Musical Sawyers never master scales is that they try to learn too many at once. This usually causes them to learn scales on a very superficial level. They may know lots of scales, but they definitely haven’t mastered any. This causes them to sound very unmusical when they improvise. They just sound like they are running up-and-down scales.

**Tip #3: Don’t worry about trying to learn Musical Saw scales in all 12 keys.**

This advice goes against what a lot of Musical Saw tutors and Musical Saw books say. The reason why I say it is simple…

Trying to learn all scales in all 12 keys leads to a feeling of overwhelm for most Musical Sawyers! It can take months to learn a scale to mastery in one key.  Here is a much better approach…

1. Find out what the most common keys are for the style of music that you play.

2. List the keys in order. You will put the most common key at the top, and the least common key at the bottom.

3. Master the key that is at the top of the list.

4. Master, (one at a time), the rest of the keys on your list.

There we have it! Implement these three tips and turbo-charge your ability to learn your scales!

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