Essential Guitar: The Modes Series. By Eddie Van Halen. Lick Library. DVD. Lick Library #RDR0390. Published by Lick Library (HL.393190).
Item Number: HL.393190
Learn to improvise, compose and recognize modal music. Also includes a guitar jam track and licks in the style of Van Halen. 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 Mixolydian Mode tutorials include: Mixolydian scale patterns • finding the relative major scale • recognizing and creating Mixolydian chord progressions • Mixolydian arpeggios • Mixolydian licks including two hand tapping and slides • the dominant pentatonic scale • combining Mixolydian and blues • and three licks in the style of Van Halen. 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.'.