Watch the Modal Progressions online guitar lesson by Robbie Calvo from Modal Expose

I predict that there will be some epiphanies here for many of you so really take note in the following sections as this is where it all starts to make sense.

A chord progression can be defined as two or more chords played in a musical sequence.

We are going to create some simple chord progressions now using the chords we built from the scale of A major to demonstrate tonal centers within the key. Understanding where a chord progression resolves to (its tonal center) is crucial to understanding which mode is applicable for lead lines, etc. So let's dig in and start the process.