Playlist - Major Scales

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...

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...

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...

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...