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Guitar Modes: An Easier Way
Guitar Modes: An Easier Way
Guitar modes are a creative way to give your soloing a new and different sound. Some guitarists are enamored with the idea of modes but don’t know how to practically use them. Perhaps it is the exotic sounding names and elusive promise of “secret” guitar scales that causes some guitarists to treat them like a mystical holy grail of advanced understanding. When, in truth, with a little bit of music theory you can easily understand what modes are and how you could
use them to bring a new sound to your music.

This lesson covers an easier, player-friendly approach to modes - taking from the realm of unusable, mysterious theory and turning them into real tools that you can use on the bandstand.  Have a great lesson! - Steve Krenz

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Steve plays a Vintage Sunburst J-45 Standard in this lesson.



Steve Krenz
    Steve Krenz

As an instructor, Steve is best known for the top-selling guitar instruction course, Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar. He has helped thousands of students in over 95 countries across the globe to learn, improve, and master the guitar.

Steve's performing experience covers a large gamut, from playing guitar with the symphony orchestra, to jazz big bands, to performing with Grammy-winning artists like Donna Summer, Michael W. Smith, The Fifth Dimension, Israel Houghton, and Tommy Sims (producer, renowned bass player for Bruce Springsteen and co-writer of Eric Clapton's Grammy-winning song "Change the World").

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Gibson's Learn and Master Guitar Course     This Skills House Foundation Lesson was brought to you by the makers of Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar with Steve Krenz. Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar, the world's most in-depth home study course for guitar. Developed in partnership with Legacy Learning Systems, this 20-DVD course takes beginning players from the ultra-basics of guitar all the way through advanced skills training. It is truly years' worth of training in a single box, all presented in a simple step-by-step progression that anyone can follow on their path toward mastering the guitar. The Learn & Master Guitar course received the 2011 Acoustic Guitar Magazine Player’s Choice GOLD Award for outstanding guitar instructional materials. Steve is also the author of the Learn & Master Blues Guitar DVD course with Legacy Learning Systems. For more information, go here!
 


Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Genres:
Blues|Jazz|Rock
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