The Lydian Mode (Steve Vai) (Essential Guitar: The Modes Series). By Steve Vai. For Guitar (Guitar). Lick Library. DVD. Lick Library #RDR0389. Published by Lick Library (HL.393189).
Learn to improvise, compose and recognize modal music. Also includes a guitar jam track and licks in the style of Steve Vai. 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 Lydian Mode tutorials include: Lydian Scale Patterns • finding the relative major scale • recognizing and creating Lydian chord progressions • Lydian arpeggios • Lydian mode licks including tremolo bar techniques and harmonics • and 3 licks in the style of Steve Vai. 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.'.