Do you want to really improve your guitar playing?
* practice for at least 10 minutes a day
* start playing to backing tracks
* play with other people at every opportunity
* never give up!
* start getting guitar lessons from a professional tutor
Don't Forget: Nobody is "self- taught", everybody learns from someone.
With a tutor, you just learn faster!
Modal Theory Practice Exercise:
Here is the C Major Scale - (C-C and extended a bit)
All these notes are in the modes below,
just emphasise your root note
and the semitone intervals to experience
The C Ionian mode (C-D-E-F-G-A-B-C) (AKA The Major Scale)
Goes with a Cmaj7 chord. Start on a C root note.
The D Dorian mode (D-E-F-G-A-B-C-D)
Goes with a Dm7chord. Start on a D root note.
The E Phrygian mode (E-F-G-A-B-C-D-E) Goes with an Em7 chord. Start on an E root note.
The F Lydian mode (F-G-A-B-C-D-E-F)
Goes with an Fmaj7 chord. Start on an F root note.
The G Mixolydian mode (G-A-B-C-D-E-F-G)
Goes with a G7 chord. Start on a G root note.
The A Aeolian mode (A-B-C-D-E-F-G-A)
Goes an Am7 chord. Start on an A root note.
The B Locrian mode (B-C-D-E-F-G-A-B)
Goes with Bm7b5 chord. (Doesn’t sound great) Start on a B root note.