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In this series of lessons we are going to be taking a look at seven different modes on the guitar. There are several ways that you can think about modes. The way that I am going to teach you about the modes is by letting you hear individual sound of each mode. Each mode has a pretty distinct sound. I will show you a simple scale shape for each mode and then I will show you what notes in that scale you can emphasize in order to bring out the particular sound of that particular mode. If you like the sound of a particular mode you can really dig in to it and learn it inside and out.

Have fun with these lessons and try not to make the modes too complicated. Just think about each mode as a particular sound or color that you can use in your playing.