Author - Dan Lundholm

Major Pentatonic – Step 1

The CAGED Major Pentatonic shapes! Just like the Minor Pentatonic is built from minor barre chord shapes, the Major Pentatonic is built from major barre chord shapes...

Dorian – Step 6

The cool minor! The Dorian mode is sometimes used in jazz-influenced music as a blanket scale when soloing. Miles Davis’ So What, Van Morrison’s Moondance...

Aeolian – Step 5

Aeolian is the natural minor scale! Also known as the natural minor scale, the Aeolian mode is the most common minor mode. When songs are referred to as “being in...

Conspirian – Step 4

What everybody does but nobody named! During the most intense practice time of my life, when I was learning the modes properly, when I discovered the CAGED system and...

Minor Blues – Step 3

Learn all five shapes of the Minor Blues Scale! The Blues scale is the second most common scale guitar players use when they improvise. To build it, all you do is add...

Advanced sweeping speed – Step 8

The final step! If you made it this far, and I mean, if you have actually practiced all exercises properly, daily, for weeks and months, you’re here, ready to end...