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How to Play the E Major Scale on Guitar

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E Major Scale - Root on 6th String
E Major scale on guitar

E Major scale with root on 6th string

Performance Tips For This Major Scale Position

  • second (middle) finger frets the first note in the scale on sixth string
  • this scale pattern spans four frets - one finger should be responsible for each fret to play this major scale pattern
  • fretting hand should stay in position for the entire major scale
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