• The Secret To Modes

    In your playing, there comes a time when you start getting into soloing and improvisation… and one place to start is “modes.”

    Every major scale comes with 7 modes. At first glance, they can appear intimidating: Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, Locrian.

    These are greek names to describe each mode of the scale. They sound harder than they are to play, trust me! Let’s get started…

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    Modes of the scale

    The "Secrets to Playing Piano By Ear" course covers everything from the basics and fundamentals to Cmin13 (b9b5) chords. The following lesson focuses on chapter seven from the course. If you are already familiar with "modes", then you may skip this lesson.   Modes (03)   Note: Please pay attention to this lesson as you […]

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