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Bluesy E Dorian Lick May 22 2014

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Here's a lick in a typical Robert Renman style. It's using the E Dorian sound, but if you bend that minor 3rd up a bit to the major 3rd, you get the Mixolydian, theoretically speaking. It doesn't matter what you call it though! Just go for the notes and phrases that sound cool.

Also, note that the lick has an E Minor triad in it (5-3-1), which makes it sound more melodic. I have found that I often interject triads into my playing - I do it a lot! I don't think about it - it just happens.

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New Course - Comping with Triads -

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NEW - T-Bone Walker Lesson

"You are simply the best teacher on the internet. Always cool, explain things well, and relevant stuff for beginners to advanced players. Even my kids are into your lessons now!"

I was chosen as the 2013 Next Top Guitar Instructor at Truefire!