Monthly Archives: August 2011

Major-Scale Modes: From Bright to Dark

The “modes of the major scale” are created by playing the major scale starting on a scale degree other than the root. For example, when the C-Major is played starting on its second note D, the resulting scale is referred … Continue reading

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John Coltrane: Giant Steps Animated

One of my favorite YouTube videos: An animated transcription of John Coltrane’s solo on Giant Steps. Hilarious when the notes start running across the page.

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