David Wallimann will cover all of the topics necessary master the art of improvisation. He will cover theory, including intervals, scales and modes as well as techniques to improve ones improvisation.
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David will cover intervals, scales, modes, theory and other techniques related to improvisation.
Before one can truly understand music theory the concept of intervals must be introduced. This lesson covers that topic in great depth.Length: 27:40 Difficulty: 2.0 Free Sample Lesson
David teaches the minor pentatonic scale. He explains its scale formula, various fretboard positions, and how it can be used.Length: 20:03 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
David Wallimann moves on to cover the the major pentatonic scale. He teaches its scale formula, all five patterns, and gives advice on how the scale can be used.Length: 9:46 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
In this lesson, David covers both the minor and major blues scales. He explains the formulas and patterns for each scale. In addition, David has included a backing track for you to play along with.Length: 9:08 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
David Wallimann introduces three minor modes. In this lesson he covers Dorian, Phrygian and Aeolian modes.Length: 11:37 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
David Wallimann covers three major modes in this lesson. He covers the Ionian, Lydian and Mixolydian modes.Length: 8:53 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
David Wallimann introduces the Locrian mode. He explains its formula in terms of scale degrees as well as its five fretboard patterns. A few fun arpeggio-based ideas are also demonstrated.Length: 20:37 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
David Wallimann teaches a magic formula that will allow you to play each of the modes up and down the entire fretboard. He also teaches some exercises to help cement this knowledge.Length: 11:49 Difficulty: 3.5 Member Only
David Wallimann talks about how modes can be classified and thus used in a musical context. This is a valuable wrap-up lesson to the mini-series on modes.Length: 13:24 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
David Wallimann explains how to write diatonic chord progressions. This lesson features excellent practical music theory.Length: 12:07 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
David Wallimann teaches a valuable fusion guitar technique that he calls "Easy Outside Tricks."Length: 8:31 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
David Wallimann demonstrates how minor pentatonic scales can be used when improvising over the minor modes.Length: 22:03 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
David Wallimann shows how the major pentatonic scale can be used in modal playing.Length: 11:13 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only