Augmented Chords and Whole Tone Scales
Bring on the jazz!
Whole tone scales are super cool and an easy way to perk your jam buddy's ear up.
In this video, I show you how to play a G whole tone scale in both melodic style and single string style.
I use Little Darlin' Pal of Mine to demonstrate it in the context of a tune.
Augmented chords work really well when moving a 4th away from the chord you're currently on.
Example: If you're playing a G chord and a C chord is coming up, it's a perfect opportunity to bust the G Aug chord out.
If you're on a D chord and the next chord is G - D Aug.
F chord to Bb - F Aug.
The single string whole tone scale is great because its an easy pattern to remember, easy to play, and once you have it down in a closed position, you can just move around wherever you want!