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BEGINNER MODES COURSE – Ionian Mode – “The 1” – Major
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22 thoughts on “BEGINNER MODES COURSE – Ionian Mode – “The 1” – Major”
Hello Daric,I’ve been playing for over 40 years but never studied music seriously. I injured my left hand in an accident and now that it’s healing I’m stuck with what to study. Do you suggest these modal studies or would you suggest something else?. My right hand is fine but I need to develop my left hand. Would appreciate your advice on this matter.Sincerely,Gary L. Burdine
Hey Gary! It depends on what your left hand needs work with. If it’s a physical issue as far as pressure on the fretboard, or whether it’s a stretching issue, or a dexterity issue. Knowing that would help me help you even further. For now, practice and focus on the left hand exercises. There are some available now directly focusing on the left hand technique. Would be great if I can see you in action. Whenever you have time, take advantage of the new section of the “video Q&A” where I can provide personal feedback to a video of your playing. I strive on helping you succeed to the next level! ?
Thanks, I will submit a video as soon as I can. I appreciate your response.
No problem! Looking forward to it!
Is it possible to give the keys for the Ionian triad, together and 1357 different placements. Having trouble reading the finger placement. Thanks. Enjoying the class/lessons.
Hey Johnny! Glad you’re enjoying the lessons but not exactly sure what you mean. This particular lesson is in the key of C major. So the c major triad will be c-e-g the arpeggio will be c-e-g-b the fingering used is 2-1-4-3 or 2-1-4 (triad) hope this helps
Hey Daric, I haven’t played in over two years and I wasn’t that good than. My question to you is what should I do to become an ok bass player and not try to play what I hear on my MP3 player? I need help!
Hey Jesse, I’m assuming that you just want to get better overall. What do you find yourself struggling with the most?
Hey Jesse, maybe it would be best if you can drop a video of your question in the video q&a section so I can better assist
Was up daric that same scale can be in other note and the same order
Absolutely this scale can be applied in any other key
Thanks Daric now
I was practicing on ur video of the best melodic exercise and i got the first part but the second scale i can not get well you have so much to lear from and if i could ask you were shoul i beggen
I just would like to get better at my bass
Daric is it necessary or important to even be able to read music
Hey, It is important! Especially depending on what field you choose to follow. Some musicians rely on solely reading music for they’re specific job. Keep in mind that I definitely know of a Ton of musicians that haven’t gotten away with not knowing how to read and have gone pretty far in their career. But I would say that learning to read gave me another outlook on my comprehension of music and theory. Also when I do get approached to do a “reading gig” I won’t be so lost
hey daric quick question, how would you suggest i go about practicing this stuff but to the point im obtaining the info? i mean i can sit here and play the triads and etc,scales and all that if you ask. i know alot of theory but i need help encorporating it in my playing if that makes sense
Understood completely, the best way to get started on incorporating this theory into your playing is to practice walking bass lines. That way you learn the relationship between the chord changes in a song and the scale/arpeggio/triad that matches. I’ll link a lesson here
Although this is for beginners you don’t really explain what your doing when your moving down the neck. Can you do a more step by step break down please bro?
Thank you for responding. I see the course now.
I see that your playing the triads together. Is there a specific course on playing triads melodicly / together. Hope I termed my question correctly. As always I will play “clean , clear , and percise ” just as you’ve instructed. Your the best man. Take care. 🙂