Guitar Modes Tab & Fretboard Diagrams: Complete Lesson – Learn How To Use Modes In Your Solos

guitar modes

Welcome to our complete guide to guitar modes and modal playing. By the end of this page you'll be able to incorporate modes into your own guitar solos and songs.

Modes are widely used in lead guitar improvisation. This page shows you how to construct and play modal scales on the guitar. Scale diagrams and tab are provided, so there's no need for you to be able to read music in order to start experimenting with modes.

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Pat Metheny Unity Band Review

Pat Metheny Unity Band review by Guitar Command, June 2012. Guitarist Pat Metheny is one of the biggest names in jazz today. His considerable oeuvre includes projects as diverse as a collaboration with minimalist composer Steve Reich and an album of solo compositions written for Metheny’s own custom-made mechanical ‘Orchestrion’. Prior to ‘Unity Band’, Metheny’s …

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Bebop Licks

Bebop licks for guitar, presented in notation and TAB. These licks are based on the dominant form of the bebop scale. The dominant bebop scale is basically a mixolydian scale with an extra passing note inserted between the root and the b7. For example, a G dominant bebop scale contains the notes: G, A, B, …

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How To Play Jazz Guitar

Thinking of learning how to play jazz guitar? Get off to the right start with this concise guide that features all of the key concepts in jazz guitar playing. We tell you how playing jazz differs from playing rock and blues. We’ll also share information on jazz guitar playing techniques, jazz standards, comping, substitutions, ii …

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