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Technique Workout
for the
Modern Guitarist (e-book)


focuses on left hand finger strength, independence and dexterity. Various finger patterns and their combinations are presented and applied using arpeggios, pentatonic, diatonic and other scales. This book presents a variety of warm-up exercises and rhythmic patterns that develop the fundamental areas of guitar technique:  Picking (alternate, sweep & hybrid); Legato (hammer-ons and pull-offs); Synchronization of right and left hand movement; Playing in time etc.

 $ 11 .95  

Modern Scales Concepts (e-book)
(Extended Edition)
MODERN SCALES CONCEPTS - Extended Edition book by Vitali Tkachenka is a scales and modes method with over 50 different scales with more examples of scales usage over the main chord types..
The book contains scales formulas, possible chord types that scales might be used over, three universal guitar scale diagrams with degrees for each scale (that might be used in any key), scales/modes relations to other scales, other possible scale names and tips on how and when to use each scale (with the shapes of the most useful chord types over the scale shapes). The book contains diatonic scales and modes, pentatonics, hexatonic scales and exotic scales.
$ 12 .95   
Scales list:
Diatonic modes: Ionian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, Dorian, Phrygian, Locrian
Pentatonic modes: Major Pentatonic, Egyptian, Banshiki-Cho, Ritusen, Minor Pentatonic, Kumoi, Japanese, Chinese, Hirajoshi, Iwato, Hon Kumoi Shiouzhi, In Sen, Lydian 13 Pentatonic, Aeolian 9(b13) Pentatonic, Locrian 11 Pentatonic
Exotic scales: Persian, Spanish, Neopolitan Major, Neopolitan Minor, Hungarian Major, Hungarian Minor, Hungarian Gypsy, Balinese, Arabian, Enigmatic, Hindu, Algerian, Zangula, Javanese, Rahawi, Hawaiian, Overtone, Leading Whole Tone, Todi, Mohammedan, Lydian Dominant b6, Marva, Isfahan, Prometheus, Prometheus Neapolitan, Oriental, Spanish 8 Tones, Scriabin, Piongo

Diatonic Modes Concepts (e-book)
DIATONIC MODES CONCEPTS book by Vitali Tkachenka is a diatonic (7-note) scales/modes method with chords, arpeggios, modal harmony concepts, sequences and much more.
It contains: Intervals theory, The CAGED System concept, formulas of modes, pentatonics, arpeggios and chords, five (the CAGED system) and seven (the three-note per string system) universal guitar scale diagrams for each mode, pentatonic, arpeggio and chord (that might be used in any key), scales/modes relations and tips on how and when to use each scale.
$  14 .95     
Scales list:
Diatonic modes: Ionian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, Dorian, Phrygian, Locrian
Pentatonic modes: Major Pentatonic, Lydian Pentatonic, Dominant Pentatonic, Minor Pentatonic, Half-Diminished Pentatonic
Chords & Arpeggios: Major, M6, Maj7, Dominant7, minor, m7, dim7, m7(b5)

Killer Technique:
Electric Guitar
KILLER TECHNIQUE: ELECTRIC GUITAR book by Corey Christiansen and Vitali Tkachenka is comprehensive method for developing great guitar technique.
This "Killer Technique: Electric Guitar" book provides concepts and daily routines to help players get more control over their instrument by improving their technique and avoiding injury. The book consists a number of exercises and workouts (two-, three- and four-finger workouts for the left-hand; alternate, economy, down-sroke, up-stroke and string skipping patterns for the right-hand). The exercises in this book are not written in standard notation or tab. The patterns that make up the exercises are written with string numbers, fret numbers and/or a fretboard diagram. This will allow guitarists, regardless of reading abilities, of all styles and all levels, to use the exercises. 

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