The Dorian Mode (Carlos Santana)
Learn to improvise, compose and recognize modal music. Also includes a guitar jam track and licks in the style of Santana. Lessons by Danny Gill. The modes of the major scale have been used for centuries as a compositional tool and as a source for improvisation. This excellent DVD series will to take you through each of the 7 modes step by step so that you will be able to improvise, compose and recognize modal music. Each DVD includes licks in the style of a featured artist and a guitar jam track. The Dorian Mode tutorials include: Dorian scale patterns • finding the relative major scale (Ionian mode) • superimposing triads • finding the right note • creating Dorian chord progressions • Dorian mode licks including alternate picking and tremolo picking • and 3 licks in the style of Santana. Danny Gill is a former pupil of Joe Satriani, and co-author of the Musicians Institute Rock Lead Guitar series. His songs have appeared on numerous TV shows including 'The Osbournes' as well as motion picture soundtracks such as 'Insomnia' and 'Under Siege.'
Essential Guitar: The Modes Series
by Danny Gill