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Jazz Basics, Lydian Mode.
The Lydian scale is the fourth
step of C Major, the F Lydian.
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So we're at, the notes are F, G, A, B.
C, D, E, F.
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So as you can see,
this is like a major scale but
with a sharp four, sharp 11th.
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And this is the note,
a B that is creating the tension.
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So
when you're practicing, try to
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put some emphasis on this note, the B,
to make it sound like a Lydian scale.
And like with the rest of the modes,
practice the different intervals.
Practice the the fourths, the thirds,
the fifths, the six, seven.
And
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the chromatic lines.
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And to practice the different arpeggios.
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F major, G7,
A minor 7, B minor 7 flat 5.
C major, D minor 7, E minor 7,
and then back to F major 7.
And a triad that sounds really good
on this Lydian, F Lydian chord is G.
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'Cause you got the B.
Which is.
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A sharp four, you got the G,
which is the 9 also note,
creating tension.
And then you have the D, which is the 6th.
So.
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Here's the F, you can hear.
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And
maybe you can start with
playing an F triad.
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F, A, and C.
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And you can move up to this one.
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Like that.
Play between the F, and
F triad and a G triad.
So let's try to play some F Lydian.
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And you, now I'm just using this triads.
F,
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F.
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F.
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G.
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F.
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Just a scale.
Longer lines.
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Chromatic.
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Arpeggios.
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A minor, G7.
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F minor 7, E minor 7.
D minor, C major, F major.
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That's F Lydian.
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