Volume 24 Lessons
In this volume we cover lessons on reading Tab symbols. We also cover the basics of improvising, including blues improvisation and soloing with the Dorian mode.
Reading Tab Symbols Part 1
In this lesson we will cover the symbols used in tab to notate certain articulations such as bends and slides.
Reading Tab Symbols Part 2
In this lesson we will study more tab symbols, what they mean, and how to play them.
In this lesson we will discuss basic concepts and approach to improvising over chord progressions. We will talk about analyzing chord progressions, determining scales to use, and arpeggios.
This lesson is a basic introduction to improvising over a 12 bar blues pattern. Use of pentatonic major and minor are discussed.
Blues Improvisation 2
in this we will continue with concepts on soloing over blues changes.
Improvising With the Major Scale
In this lesson we will learn about soloing with the Major scale.
Soloing with Dorian
In this lesson we will be studying concepts for improvising with the Dorian mode. For this lesson you should be familiar with the 5 pentatonic box shapes and all the modes of the major scale.
Dorian Box 2 (Relative Phrygian)
In this lesson we will be continuing our study of improvising with the Dorian mode. This lesson focuses on the use of box 2 or the relative Phrygian fingering for Dorian.
Dorian Box 4 (Relative Aeolian)
In this lesson we will study the use of box 4 of the Dorian mode. Box 4 is the relative Aeolian fingering.
Adding Blues Scale and Octaves with Dorian
In this lesson we will experiment with adding the b5 from the blues scale and octave techniques to the Dorian mode.