#1
Well i recently bought a book on Improvising, Scales, and all that mumbo jumbo, but the only thing i really dont understand are the modes. Like i kno theory considering i have been playing for a while, but it shows like starting from one note and finishing a scale. If someone can plz help, i'd really appreciate it
#3
https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=396872

here's a thread with the general "sound" of each mode
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#4
ok well after reading this stuff.. i just wanted to kno how i could like incorporate this when im improvising. Like say u play a C chord and u want to improvise on that chord.. do upick one of the modes to make the sound of a sad C, or Happy C, or w/e. If someone could help i'd appreciate it.
#5
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ok well after reading this stuff.. i just wanted to kno how i could like incorporate this when im improvising. Like say u play a C chord and u want to improvise on that chord.. do upick one of the modes to make the sound of a sad C, or Happy C, or w/e. If someone could help i'd appreciate it.


Basically, yes.

Modes are used to add a specific or subjective sound to the chord - it's really not as straight forward as 'This modes sounds happy and this mode sounds sad' that is completely subjective to what you think sounds happy and sad.

I love the way you've answered your own question, though

Play a C chord and you want to improvise on that chord... exactly, do that. Take a C chord and pedal it, play it over and over and record yourself (You can do it on GuitarPro or get a friend to do it) and play every single mode over it - find out what the modes are about and what they say to you.
#6
thanx for the help man, although i still have some question, but ill ask them a bit l8er. once i get this stuff over with