What is a good solo to learn in the Dorian mode?



Asked by: Will Wehrman

Don’t know about solos, but some classic songs that are in Dorian mode are: Break On Through (To the Other Side) – The Doors. Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles. Scarborough Fair – Simon and Garfunkel.

What is Dorian mode good for?





The Dorian mode is commonly used to solo over minor 7th chords, applicable to the ubiquitous II–7 V7 I progression, and a creative substitute, or expansion, of the minor pentatonic scale used in blues and rock.

How do you practice Dorian mode?

How to Use the Dorian Scale

  1. Dorian is a type of mode (also referred to as “church modes”). …
  2. C – D – E – F – G – A – B – C.
  3. Dorian mode occurs when the third note and the seventh note of any scale are lowered (flattened by one half-step). …
  4. C – D – Eb – F – G – A – Bb – C.
  5. Try playing this scale on your instrument.

How do you improvise in Dorian mode?

And to play the Dorian. I would start from the second. Note. So that's a Dorian mode notice it doesn t sound like a G major anymore or a major at all it sounds more like a minor.

What chords are in Dorian mode?

Chord identification



The dorian chord v is the A minor chord, and contains the notes A, C, and E. This dominant chord’s root / starting note is the 5th note (or scale degree) of the dorian mode. The roman numeral for number 5 is ‘v’ and is used to indicate this is the 5th triad chord in the mode.

What mode does Santana use?





the Dorian mode

Carlos Santana is a big user user of the Dorian mode. In this course, we will discuss firstly what the Dorian mode is, and then how to apply it to your lead playing in order to play like Santana! We also learn a couple of cool licks using the new scale shapes.

Is a Dorian same as G major?

Strictly speaking, A Dorian is not a G major scale. It’s not a major scale, and it’s not G based. True, it uses each and every note found in the G major scale, so we call G major its parent scale/key. But it’s actually a minor scale, having its third note (C) a m3 from the root, which is note A.

Can I play Dorian over a major chord?

You can play both dorian scale positions in all keys. If you want to play the Dorian scale in a different key, just move the entire scale up or down. For example: If you move A dorian scale up a whole step (2 frets) you’re playing B dorian.

Is D Dorian the same as C major?

The Dorian modes are comparable to the Major scales – D Dorian, for example, includes exactly the same notes as C Major. The difference is that is D Dorian starts on another step in the scale, the D note (see picture below).



Is Dorian minor or major?

minor modes

The Dorian scale and the natural minor scale (known as Aeolian in modal parlance) are both considered minor modes. In major scales, the interval between the root and the third note is a major third (a distance of four semitones).

What does the Dorian mode sound like?

Dorian is the second mode of the major scale. It sounds cheeky, partly sad, but in a hopeful way. It’s prominent in blues, rock, jazz, and funk.



What is Dorian pentatonic?

The Dorian pentatonic scale is a minor scale built with five notes. It is sometimes referred to as “Kumoï scale”, a Japanese scale. The formula is : 1 (tonic), 2 (second), b3 (minor third), 5 (perfect fifth) and 6 (natural sixth).

What is D Dorian mode?

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What music uses Dorian mode?

Dorian Mode Songs

  • Wicked Game – Chris Isaak.
  • Oye Como Va – Santana.
  • Evil Ways – Santana.
  • So What – Miles Davis.
  • Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix.
  • Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles.
  • Scarborough Fair – Simon & Garfunkel.
  • Impressions – John Coltrane.




What does Dorian mode sound like?

Dorian is the second mode of the major scale. It sounds cheeky, partly sad, but in a hopeful way. It’s prominent in blues, rock, jazz, and funk.

What is the Dorian mode in music?

The Dorian scale is a type of minor mode which means that the 3rd note of the scale is lowered by a half step (semitone). It also has a flattened 7th note. Couple that with the major 6th and you have a very interesting scale to play around with. It has a brightness to it that the other minor modes don’t have.

Is Dorian mode major or minor?

For example, if we are told that using the A Dorian scale will sound good when soling over a certain progression, we should first remember that Dorian is a minor mode, and that the minor pentatonic scale sounds good over any minor mode (minor is actually a mode itself—aeolian).

What mode starts on G?

Modes



Ionian C E
Phrygian E G
Lydian F A
Mixolydian G B
Aeolian A C

Is D Dorian the same as C major?

The Dorian modes are comparable to the Major scales – D Dorian, for example, includes exactly the same notes as C Major. The difference is that is D Dorian starts on another step in the scale, the D note (see picture below).

Is E Dorian the same as D major?

The E Dorian is the second mode of the D Major Scale. It contains exactly the same notes, but starts on another note. Since Dorian has a Minor scale quality it can also be seen as a mode of the B Minor.

How do you play Dorian scale?

That. So basically I play every note then I skip one then I play the next note then I go back to the note that I skip. Then I skip one then I play the next note I go back to the note that I skipped.

Is there a Dorian pentatonic scale?

The Dorian pentatonic scale is a minor scale built with five notes. It is sometimes referred to as “Kumoï scale”, a Japanese scale. The formula is : 1 (tonic), 2 (second), b3 (minor third), 5 (perfect fifth) and 6 (natural sixth).