Aspired to by the many, but understood by the few, the art of soloing with the diatonic modes has challenged and baffled guitarists for many years. This book is a step-by-step guide to expanding your tonal vocabulary through modal improvisation. Features a complete and thorough hands-on explanation of the Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Mixolydian, Lydian, Aeolian and Locrian scales. Also covers superimpositions, patterns, progressions and a reliable catalogue of real licks to get you going in no time. The accompanying CD reatures over 80 full-band backing tracks to further inspire your confidence and creativity.