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Steve Vai 30 Hour Workout

Steve Vai
Standard tuning

= 120
Alternate Picking EXERCISE 1

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12 3 4 2 3 4 5

12 3 4

12 34

2 3 4 5

2 3 4 5

2 3 4 5

2 3 4 5

2 3 4 5

Alternate Picking EXERCISE 2


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3 4 1 2

2 3 4 1

12 3 4

2 3 4 1 4 5 2 3

1 2 3 4

4 1 2 3

5 2 3 4

2 3 4 5

3 4 5 2

4 5 2 3

5 2 3 4

Alternate Picking EXERCISE 3


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9 10 7

8 11 8

9 10

Alternate Picking EXERCISE 4


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1 3

1 3

1 3 4

1 3

1 3 4

3 4 2 4 5

2 4 5

2 4 5

2 4 5

2 4

4 5

2 4 5

Alternate Picking EXERCISE 5


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3 4

1 3 4

3 4

1 3 4

1 3

1 3 2 4 5

4 5 2

5 2 4

2 4 5

5 2 4

Alternate Picking EXERCISE 6


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10

10

11

Alternate Picking EXERCISE 7


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Alternate Picking EXERCISE 8

Economy Picking EXERCISE 1

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8 10 11 9

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Economy Picking EXERCISE 2


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Economy Picking EXERCISE 3


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Legato EXERCISE 1

Legato EXERCISE 2

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Legato EXERCISE 3

1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3

Legato EXERCISE 4

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Legato EXERCISE 5

Legato EXERCISE 6

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Tapping EXERCISE 1

Tapping EXERCISE 2

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12 5

5 11 5

5 11 5

12 4

13

14

15

10

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18 10 13

12

17

12

15

10

14

13

12

Tapping EXERCISE 3
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12

10

13

10

12 5 7 5 9 5 7 5

12 5 7 5 10 5 7 5

Sweeping EXERCISE 1
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12 5 7 5 10 5 7 5

12 5 7 5 10 5 7 5

Sweeping EXERCISE 2
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10

11

10

Sweeping EXERCISE 3

Scale EXERCISE 1 G Major Scale in Thirds

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Scale EXERCISE G Major Scale in Fourths


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3
3

Scale EXERCISE3 G Major Scale in Fifths


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7
5

Scale EXERCISE 4 G Major Scale in Thirds up the neck


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1
2

3
4

Scale EXERCISE 5 G Major Scale in Fourths up the neck

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5

7
7

8
9

10 12 12 10
11 12 12 11

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9

7
7

5
5

3
4

1
2

0
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Scale EXERCISE 6 G Major Scale in Fifths up the neck

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1
0

3
2

5
4

7
5

8 10 12 13 13 12 10 8
7 9 11 12 12 11 9 7

7
5

5
4

3 1
2 10

3
0

5
2

7
4

8 10 12 13 15 15 13 12 10 8
5 7 9 11 12 12 11 9 7 5

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4

5
2

3
0

Scale EXERCISE 7 G Major Scale Melodic


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E Minor Pentatonic Shape 1

E Minor Pentatonic Shape 2

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0 2

0 3

0 2

0 3

0 3

0 2

3 0

3 0

2 0

2 0

2 0

3 0

3 5

E Minor Pentatonic Shape 3

2 4

2 5

2 5

3 5

3 5

5 3

5 3

4 2

5 2

5 2

5 3

E Minor Pentatonic Shape 4

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5 7

5 7

5 7

5 7

5 8

4 7

7 5

8 5

7 4

7 5

7 5

7 5

7 10

E Minor Pentatonic Shape 5

7 10

7 9

7 10

8 10

7 9

10 7

10 8

9 7

9 7

10 7

10 7

E Minor Pentatonic Shape 1

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1012

1012

9 12

1012
9 12

1012

1210

1210

12 9

12 9

1210

1210

1215

E Minor Pentatonic Shape 2

1214

1214

1214

1215

1215

1512

1512

14 12

1412

14 12

1512

E Minor Pentatonic Shape 3

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1517

1417
1417

1517
1416

1517

1715

1715

1614

1714

1714

1715

1719

E Minor Pentatonic Shape 4

1719

1719

1619

1720

1719

1917

2017

19 16

1917

19 17

1917

E Minor Pentatonic Shape 5

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1922

2022
1921
1921
1922

1922

2219

2220

2119

2119

2219

2219

E Minor Blues Scale Shape 1

2224

2224

2124

2124

2224

2224

2422

2422

24 21
2421
24 22

2422

E Minor Blues Scale Shape 2

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03

012

02

03

03

033 0

30

20

2 10

30

35 6

E Minor Blues Scale Shape 3

2 5

2 34

2 5

3 5

3 56 3

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53

4 32

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52

65 3

E Minor Blues Scale Shape 4

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567

57

57 8

47

58

5 67 7

65

85

74

875

75

76 5

7 10

7 10

7 8 9

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8 1011

7 1010 7

1110 8

97

987

10 7

10 7

E Minor Blues Scale Shape 5


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10 12

10 12 13

12

10

12

10 12 12 10

11 12

12 11 10

12

12

13 12 10

12 10

E Minor Blues Scale Shape 1


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12 15

12 13

14

12 15

12 14

12

12

15

15 15

12

15

12

15

12

14

12

14

13

12

15

12

E Minor Blues Scale Shape 2


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15 17 18

14 17

14 17

14 15 16

15 17

15 17 18 18

17 15

17 15

16 15 14

17 14

17 14

18 17 15

E Minor Blues Scale Shape 3

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17 18 19

17 19

17 19 20

16 19

17 20

17 18 19 19

18 17

20 17

19 16

20 19 17

19 17

19 18 17

E Minor Blues Scale Shape 4

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19 22

19 22

19 20

21

19 21

20 22 23

19 22 22 19

23 22 20

21 19

21 20 19

22 19

22 19

E Minor Blues Scale Shape 5

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22 24

22 24

21 24

21 24

22 23 24

22 24 24 22

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23 22

24 21

24 21

24 22

24 22

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