Playing the scale one after another can get boring fast. The third interval is basically like skipping a note then going back to the one you skipped. Intervals are a great way to get used to seeing and hearing the scale better. Snippets of this exercise can build solo ideas to. From Mozart to Randy Rhoads, these exercises are great to get used to.
0:23 – Major Scale Shapes | CO 7/10
CAGED Chord Shapes, CAGED Scale Shapes, Open Scales & 3rds Interval Exercise