Modes

This session is one of our Music Corner Drop-in series with Jamie McCredie. Generally we run them weekly each Tuesday at 7.30pm and delve into a broad range of subjects relating to technique, theory, know-how, practice or something topical in the guitar world.

This session explains what modes are and how you can use them.

 

Overview

Modes are a bit of mystery to most of us. They come with intimidating Greek names such as Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, etc.

Modes is a massive subject. They have something to with parent scales but what exactly are they and how can you use them? Can they help when improvising?

A major scale can spawn seven modes?

Music Corners in general

These weekly one hour sessions are designed to give us the tools to self-improve and widen our  knowledge in the following general areas: rhythm, reading music, improvising, understanding music theory, getting good tone, how to play a solo, how to play with a group, how to develop your ear, learning the rules of music through transcribing the history of a genre. Our tutor, Jamie McCredie, will share key things he has learned over years that have helped to make him the professional guitarist and musician he is today.

Materials:
Relevant materials will be available for each session.

Session suitability
This lesson is most suitable for intermediate players with a tad of music theory/knowledge but players of all standards will register some lightbulb moments and pick up some great ideas and approaches.

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