Following on from his article on how modes are constructed, Matt Vanacoro explains how you can utilize the major modes in your improvisation and melodic compositions. Music theory made easy.
A few weeks ago, we took a ‘top down’ look at all of the modes and how they are constructed (shown in Part 1 of this series). I shared a basic idea of what the modes are, how they are constructed, and how they are commonly grouped. In this article, I’ll be showing you how to utilize the major modes in your improvisation and melodic composition.