Key of G Practice Tracks

This page is for Practice Tracks with a Tonal Center of G. There are three sections below: first for Major, the second for Minor, and a third for Blues-based tracks which are flexible enough to use either or both. Above each video are the vital statistics for the track - what you need to know in order to play along with/over it. For tips and ideas for using these, please see the general introductory page /practice-tracks.

Practice Tracks in G Major

Title & Comments: "Ionian" is another word for "Major." The chill tempo makes this one comfortable to play along with.
Author: Better Backing Tracks 
Meter & Tempo: 4/4 about 82bpm  
Key: G Major  
Scales, Pitch vocabulary: G major. G pentatonic major. Or simply the open strings of the guitar.  
Chords: G C  D  Em

  

  

Title & Comments: G Pop. Should be a new genre just for guitarists!
Author: Alexis Da Rosa.
Meter & Tempo: 4/4 about 95bpm  
Key: G Major  
Scales, Pitch vocabulary: G major. G pentatonic major. Or simply the open strings of the guitar.  
Chords: G  C  D  Em

 

 

Title & Comments: "Ionian" is another word for "Major." This simple, seesawing chord progression is great for learning to improvise 
Author: Quist! 
Meter & Tempo: 4/4 about 90bpm 
Key: G Major 
Scales, Pitch vocabulary: G major. G pentatonic major. Or simply the open strings of the guitar. 
Chords: G & C = I & IV

 

 

Title & Comments: Knockin' On Heaven's Door. 
Author: Bob Dylan. Youtube by Instrumental Music 
Meter & Tempo: 4/4 about 71bpm 
Key: G Major 
Scales, Pitch vocabulary: G major. G pentatonic major. Or simply the open strings of the guitar. 
Chords: G  Am  C  D  =  I  ii  IV  V

 

 

Title & Comments: Wonderful Tonight 
Author: Eric Clapton. Youtube by Mariano La Entidad 
Meter & Tempo: 4/4 about 93bpm 
Key: G Major 
Scales, Pitch vocabulary: G major. G pentatonic major. Or simply the open strings of the guitar. 
Chords: G  C  D  Em = I  IV  V  vi

Practice Tracks in G Minor

Practice Tracks in G with a flexible modality