Author - Dan Lundholm

Mixolydian – Step 7

When do you use the Mixolydian mode? Mixolydian is the 5th mode and consequentially used over chord V. You can also use Mixolydian when chord II has been changed into a...

Connect Lydian shapes – Step 6

Connect the Lydian shapes! This video lesson above demonstrate how to connect all Lydian shapes in A. When you can do it along with the video lesson, move on to other...

Lydian – Step 5

When do you use the Lydian mode? Lydian is the 4th mode and consequentially used over chord IV. The chord and consequentially the scale sounds as if they want to go...

Connect Ionian shapes – Step 4

When you can play the shapes individually – You must connect them! This exercise will teach you how to connect the Ionian shapes in the key of A. If you get stuck...

Ionian – Step 3

Ionian = Major scale! Ionian is the modal name for the major scale (Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do). The majority of hit songs composed in the popular music tradition have the...