Latin Classic Rock Theory

January 10, 2013 2 Comments

Latin style music is known for its harmonic complexity, but today we’ll make it easy in this Latin classic rock lesson.

Make Super Groovy Riffs With The Dorian Scale

August 9, 2011 1 Comment

Today we’re looking at the groovier side of classic rock with the Dorian scale. We’ll look at how to use this mode to create some funky riffs like Van Halen, Aerosmith, and more.

Make Rock Progressions With The Dorian Mode

August 9, 2011 1 Comment

The Dorian mode is a great way to create darker sounding riffs while not having the sappiness of a standard minor key. Tons of bands ranging from Led Zeppelin to Kiss have used this technique!

Nasty Latin Dorian Blues

August 8, 2011 2 Comments

The Dorian mode is known for having a very Latin flavor. In this lesson we’ll look at how we can apply this to a blues progression.

Santana Style Dorian Progression

August 2, 2011 No Comments

The Dorian mode is well known for its Latin sound, making it the mode of choice for a player like Carlos Santana. We’ll show you how he might use the Dorian mode.

James Brown Style Riff Using the Dorian Mode

July 28, 2011 1 Comment

The Dorian mode can be super funky, and we’ll show you how with this James Brown style riff.