This tutorial starts with an intro jam by David C. Gross and his band as well as tuning with the viewer.
The major scale (the basis for most western music) is introduced in E.
Here we go over the mode created by the 2nd note of the E major scale, the F# Dorian mode.
Now we look at the mode created by the 3rd note of the major scale, the Phrygian mode.
We move on to the 4th note of the major scale creating the Lydian mode.
In this video, David goes over the 5th note of the E major scale creating the B Mixolydian mode which is used heavily in blues, jazz, and rock music.
David goes over the mechanics of the blues.
The 6th note of the major scale creates the Aeolian mode, a minor scale.
The last of the modes, the Locrian mode, is covered.
In this final video, David goes over several blues variations, gives us his final thoughts, and jams a tune with his band.
In this Homespun video series, bass extraordinaire David Gross takes you through scales and modes in every position, adding octave patterns, arpeggios, rhythm grooves and other devices to expand your musical vocabulary.
Learn to transpose, hear rhythmic changes and understand intervals, chord substitutions and voicings. David also shows you dozens of practice patterns and exercises.
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