Playlist - Red

Red – Step 1

Intro & Verse! Today, we start working on a new song by Daniel Merriweather and Mark Ronson called Red. As I speak about in the video, my version is much slower at...

Red – Step 2

Bridge & M8! In this second step, we move on and look at the bridge. As the M8 section uses the same chords, we also look at how this is played in the one acoustic...

Red – Step 3

Chorus! Today, we work on the chorus. There is so much variation going on here that it’s actually too much. Remember, this was improvised and your goal should be...

Red – Step 4

Complete song! Let’s play the complete song. Contrary to the previous three steps, you get very little guidance here. In fact, there are no rhythms what so ever to...

Red – Step 5

Ionian & Aeolian! Today, we start working on the modes, possibly the most misunderstood music theory concept guitar players face. As I set out to teach online...

Red – Step 6

Ionian & Mixolydian! The journey continues. Today we look at Mixolydian. That’s the mode that naturally comes with chord V. The difference between Ionian and...

Red – Step 7

Ionian & Lydian! The final mode to learn in order to play modally over Red is the topic for today’s lesson. It’s time to learn how to play Lydian...

Red – Step 8

Vocal melody! The final lesson for Red is here, it’s time to play the vocal melody, study the intervals of each mode and then improvise using the modes...