Here is a short 2 chord improv in A Major. When I'd play a style like the Colombianas with another guitarrist we use this simple chord progression to have fun with.
These scales will be used to improvise in the key of A Major utilizing the E Major and A Major Chord.
Download a Free PDF with the Scales used:
NOTE: When practicing the scale remember that they are A Major scales, even though it might not start on A.
We are trying to use as many notes as possible in one position. The roots are marked with R.
A Major Scale in open position:
Listen to the scale in first position:
A Major Scale in 4th position:
Listen to the scale in 4th position:
A Major Scale in 9th position:
Listen to the scale in 9th position: