Volume 13 Lessons
In this volume we will discuss and learn Major 7 chords, Minor 7 chords, the Dorian Mode and how to apply these new chords and modes.
Major 7 Chords
In this lesson we will learn and discuss the Major 7 chord. The major seventh chord is created by adding a natural 7th interval to a Major chord. We will study two types of Major 7 chords.
Application of Major 7 chords
In this lesson we will study several applications of Major 7 chords and demonstrate using a few chord progressions.
Minor 7 Chords
In this lesson we will learn and discuss Minor 7 chords. Minor 7 chords are created by playing a minor triad and adding a b7 interval. We will learn two types of Minor 7 barre chords.
The Dorian Mode
In this lesson we will learn and discuss the Dorian mode and the related chords. Dorian Mode is typically associated with Minor Seventh chords because of the common b3 and b7. Dorian can be used with minor triads as well.
Dorian Mode Chops Exercises
In this lesson we will learn a few exercises to build your chops and overall familiarity with the Dorian mode.
Some Dorian Licks
In this lesson we will study and learn some ways to use Dorian in your soloing and improvisation.
Connecting Major (Ionian) and Dorian
In this lesson we will do some exercises to practice connecting Major (Ionian) scale with its relative Dorian mode. Connecting scales helps with improvisation and fret board familiarity.
In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
In this lesson we will learn "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" by the Allman Brothers. This song uses Dorian mode as the basis of its riffs and melodies.
Song Difficulty: 5