About modes 2

To continue about modes – in the same manner practice all the modes of major scale.

That would be:

Ionian          1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8

Dorian          1    2  b3    4    5    6  b7    8

Phrygian       1 b2  b3    4     5  b6 b7    8

Lydian           1   2    3    #4   5   6    7     8

Mixolydian   1   2    3      4    5   6  b7    8

Aeolian         1   2   b3     4   5    b6  b7   8

Locrian          1 b2 b3      4   b5  b6  b7  8

  • Don’t play less than 2 minutes per mode even if you are really familiar with it
  • Think of the emotion of every mode, try to write down about it
  • First  play group of 2, than 3 than 4 notes per phrase
  • Make difference between learning the fingerings, notes … and being creative. Be creative when you are comfortable with all the things you need to know and than stop thinking about them
  • Record yourself and listen to it