What are the modes of the major scale? What is a mode anyway? If you are newer to music theory and get frustrated when jazz musicians throw around music theory concepts and assume you know what they are, this will be helpful for you.
In this video, I explain what the modes of the major scale are, scale formulas, how to think about them, and why you should be able to play them.
Important Links and Resources
Part of this video is an excerpt from the companion course of my eBook “Zero to Improv.” It’s a great resource for those who are beginners with jazz theory and want to start from the ground up.