Mixolydian mode guitar

The Mixolydian Mode Across The Fretboard (with guitar lick examples)

The Mixolydian Mode is popular among jazz and blues guitarists, but it can also be found in other genres such as rock, folk, classical, country, and pop. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd and LA Woman by the Doors are two songs that use the Mixolydian mode. This lesson will teach you how to play …

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5 Sad Guitar Chords and 5 Emotional Chord Progressions

Harmony, or the chords that support a melody, is an important element of music, and sad guitar chords and chord progressions are required if you want to write sad and emotional music. A chord is a collection of notes performed together, whereas a chord progression is a series of two or more chords played in …

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You Don’t Need Natural Talent to Learn Guitar (3 things you really need)

Nothing makes me want to bang my head to the wall harder than hearing someone insist that natural talent is what makes great guitar players great. There are three reasons why this claim gets my blood boiling. It convinces guitar students who don’t yet know if they have any natural talent or not to quit …

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The Major Pentatonic Scale Across the Fretboard (w/guitar lick examples)

Pentatonic scales are popular in many genres of music and like its minor counterpart the major pentatonic scale is used in Country, Pop, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Reggae and Folk among others.  In this lesson you will learn the 5 major pentatonic scale patterns that cover the whole guitar fretboard. With each pattern you will be …

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The Lydian Mode Across the Fretboard (with guitar lick examples)

The Lydian mode is used in various genres of music such as Jazz, Fusion, Folk, Rock and Classical. Guitar virtuosos known for their use of the Lydian mode include Joe Satriani and Steve Vai. The sound of the Lydian mode can be described as bright, happy, optimistic and heavenly.  In this lesson you will learn …

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