Tag: guitar theory

Dorian Mode Explained

Before starting on this post, it is worth reading through this post to be brought up to speed on the basics of the music theory that underpins modal playing & composition. To create a modal chord progression in the Dorian

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Diminished Triads On The Neck

To keep in with my posts charting the different CAGED shapes, I’ve transcribed the shapes for both B and F diminished chords. Diminished triads are the third type of triad found when the Major Scale is harmonised. They also have

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Improvising Blues Guitar

I’m going to be ambitious and tie 3 ‘Scales & Arpeggios’ posts together into a blues piece which I will call ‘The Blues Print’. I’ve recorded a short improvisation which will utilise the Minor Pentatonic, Major Pentatonic & Blues Scale

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