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Dorian Scale on guitar

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This lesson first shows you the Dorian scale in the key of A. Then, it shows how the Pentatonic and the Blues scale relate to the Dorian, and finally it shows some examples of how you can combine them and improvise with them. This lesson assumes you are somewhat familiar with the different scales. Emphasis is on how you can combine them as you improvise.

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Comments on this video lesson:

Robert said...

Hi, the lesson shows how you can mix these different modes.

The scale is simply like the natural minor scale (Aeolian) but with raising the 6th degree of the scale.

Hope that helps.
Robert4

Comment added on March 14, 2008
Ishmael said...

My comment is about the
"Dorian Scale Video Lesson"
I checked my "Hal Leonard Guitar Scales Poster" and a Guitar Book by a Berklee College Music Graduate. Both the Poster and the book have the same Dorian scale. The Dorian scale that is portrayed in the video you posted is incorrect according the book and the poster. Please fix this or explain it to me.

Comment added on March 14, 2008

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