Category Archives: Blues Scales

The minor pentatonic scales are played by blues guitar players extensively. Historically speaking, the blues scales and minor pentatonic scales have no connection that I can see. The word “pentatonic” comes from the Greek word pente meaning five and tonic meaning tone. The pentatonic scale consists of five notes within …

No doubt about it, music can be a great motivator and mentally therapeutic for sports training or any activities that don’t require speaking to someone or breaking ones focus. I find the ‘right music‘ for me makes everything go better, from exercising to work, or just relaxation. Unless my wife …

It was only in the last few of his 48 years that guitarist Roy Buchanan seemed to find some of the professional peace that eluded him for most of his career. It had been a long career-he’d run away from home at 15 to join Johnny Otis’ fabled rhythm and …

I had an epiphany last night. I am in Maryland right now with my family. Many of you know my dad is not well. It is very emotional time for us now. I have been busy helping my mom and sister to take a load off of them for while. …