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Norman Brown


After the Storm | | Just Chillin' cover

Smooth Jazz guitarist Norman Brown has been likened to a second coming of jazz-soul great George Benson.

Second album After the Storm stayed on the charts for over two years and in 2002 Brown won a Grammy Award for his instrumental track Just Chillin'

Norman Brown

Norman Brown Eastman

That's the way love goes

After the storm
Interview and George Benson concert
Affirmation
Lydian
Take me there
After the love has gone

E major scale box shapes

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This issue demonstrates the E MAJOR SCALE box shapes.

The EDCAG octaves sequence is shown for E natural in the diagram that follows:-

EDCAG octaves E natural

GuitarPro6 E natural octaves

The diagram that follows shows all of the E major scale notes plotted over the 6-string guitar's fretboard in both the Guitar Pro and EDCAG octaves styles:-

GuitarPro6 fingerboard

EDCAG octaves E major scale notes

As always a more long term solution to fretboard navigation is to see scales/arpeggios as INTERVAL shapes rather than note names - as these are universal to all scales, arpeggios and chords rather than specific to one particular root note - with this in mind the intervals for the E major scale are detailed below in the
EDCAG octaves manner:-

EDCAG octaves E major scale intervals

The table and tabbed panel below details all five box shapes for the E major arpeggio in the
EDCAG octaves style.


EDCAG octaves - E major scale box shapes

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6E4E1 pdf
4D2 pdf
5C2 pdf
5A3 pdf
6G3G1 pdf
6E4E1 at 12 pdf


  • 6E4E1 with gaps
  • 4D2
  • 5C2
  • 5A3
  • 6G3G1
  • 6E4E1 at 12



  • 6E4E1 virtual fret
  • 4D2
  • 5C2
  • 5A3
  • 6G3G1
  • 6E4E1 at 12

6E4E1 virtual fret box

4D2 box

5C2 box

5A3 box

6G3G1 box

6E4E1 box at 12


Norman Brown

After the storm....Zon Brookes

Just Chillin


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