Nick Jennison - Mastering Modes Part One

Modes is a topic that can seem baffling, but Nick Jennison is here to take you from pentatonic novice to modal master in just 10 lessons! As you'll discover, it's all just a question of perspective...

In this comprehensive course, titled "Nick Jennison - Mastering Modes Part One," guitar virtuoso Nick Jennison offers a transformative journey for guitarists seeking to elevate their skills and musicality. If you've ever felt limited by the confines of the pentatonic scale, then this course is your gateway to exploring a world of new sounds and possibilities. With Jennison as your guide, you'll learn to effortlessly convert pentatonic scales into six captivating modes that will breathe life, colour, and excitement into your solos, allowing you to traverse a spectrum from bright and dreamy to dark and ominous, and everything in between.

What You Will Learn

Throughout this course, you will embark on a transformative learning journey, covering a wide range of essential topics and techniques. Here's a glimpse of what you can expect to master:

  1. Pentatonic Conversion: Learn the art of converting pentatonic scales into six distinct modes, giving your solos a new and vibrant sonic palette.
  2. Expressive Soloing: Discover how to create solos that evoke a broad spectrum of emotions, from bright and uplifting to dark and intense.
  3. Seven Solo Studies: Dive into seven meticulously crafted solo studies that allow you to apply the knowledge gained in each lesson in a practical and musical context.
  4. Tablature and Backing Tracks: Access full tablature for all exercises and solo studies, as well as professionally produced backing tracks to play along with.
  5. Over 3 Hours of Instruction: Benefit from over 3 hours of world-class, note-for-note tuition, guided by Nick Jennison himself.

Unlocking the World of Modes

Modes are often seen as a complex and intimidating aspect of music theory and guitar playing. Many guitarists find themselves sticking to the safety of the pentatonic scale, unsure of how to venture beyond it. However, Nick Jennison's "Mastering Modes Part One" is designed to demystify this topic and empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently navigate the modal landscape.

Over the course of 10 meticulously crafted lessons, Jennison breaks down the barriers that hold many guitarists back from exploring modes. He simplifies the concepts, making them accessible to players of all levels. Whether you're a beginner looking to expand your musical horizons or an experienced guitarist seeking to deepen your understanding, this course has something valuable to offer.

Why "Mastering Modes Part One" is Essential

For guitarists, modes are like secret keys that unlock a treasure trove of melodic possibilities. Understanding and mastering them is crucial for anyone looking to become a versatile and expressive player. This course is designed to provide you with the tools, techniques, and knowledge needed to confidently integrate modes into your playing.

Jennison's teaching style is engaging, clear, and insightful. He breaks down complex concepts into digestible pieces, ensuring that you not only understand the material but can also apply it effectively. Whether you're interested in playing rock, blues, jazz, or any other genre, the skills you acquire in this course will enhance your musicality and set you on a path to becoming a more accomplished guitarist.

What's Included

When you enrol in "Nick Jennison - Mastering Modes Part One," you gain access to a wealth of resources to support your learning journey:

  • Seven Solo Studies: Dive deep into these specially crafted solo studies that showcase the practical application of modes in different musical contexts.
  • Full Tablature: Detailed tablature for all exercises and solo studies, ensuring you can follow along with precision.
  • Backing Tracks: Professionally produced backing tracks that provide an immersive and enjoyable practice experience.
  • Over 3 Hours of Instruction: Nick Jennison delivers world-class instruction, offering valuable insights and techniques.

Guitar Techniques Used in This Course

Throughout "Nick Jennison - Mastering Modes Part One," you'll encounter a wide range of guitar techniques that are essential for mastering modes and creating expressive solos. These techniques include:

These techniques, along with Nick Jennison's expert guidance, will empower you to explore modes and create captivating solos with confidence and finesse.


"Nick Jennison - Mastering Modes Part One" is the ultimate course for guitarists seeking to expand their horizons and unlock the world of modes. Nick Jennison's expertise, clear teaching style, and comprehensive approach make this course an invaluable resource for players of all levels. Whether you're a novice looking to take your first steps into the world of modes or an experienced guitarist seeking to refine your skills, this course offers a clear path to mastery.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your playing and add depth and excitement to your solos. Enrol in "Nick Jennison - Mastering Modes Part One" today and embark on a musical journey that will forever change the way you approach the guitar.

About The Tutor

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Nick Jennison

I’m Nick Jennison, a guitarist, vocalist, producer and educator from the North East of England. It’s pretty cold up here, which seems like the perfect excuse to stay inside and make a bunch of great guitar-related videos for your viewing pleasure. I’ll be covering topics from technique, tone and musicality,...

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