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Jazz & More Guitar Lessons: Mixolydian Approach and Bebop Scale

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Jazz Basics, Mixolydian Approach and
Bebop Scale.
And now it's time for, G Mixolydian.
And G Mixolydian is the C major scale
that starts from G and ends on G.
So the notes are G, A, B,
C, E, E, F, G.
And the chord is G7.
Now I'm just playing the,
the chord here below the neck.
So you will see.
And also here,
you can try to play it on one string.
And then the next string.
way you will get to know the whole neck.
Then you can play.
Phases that starts here and ends
down here.
So, when you practice it,
you can practice intervals just
like we did earlier, the thirds.
G, B.
A, C.
B, D.
C, E, D, F, E, G,
F, A, G, like that.
Or, fourths.
G, C, A, D.
B, E, C,
F, D, E.
And E, A, F, B, and G.
Like that.
Or, fifth, sixth, or
seventh like we did before.
I also want to point out that this note,
the C, it's kind of an avoid note.
Once again, like if you hear this chord.
This note.
It feels like it's going somewhere.
This is.
Suspended note going here.
So when you improvise, or
if you add a chord.
It's not a good note to,
to end the phrase on.
But it works fine within the sentence.
So it's leading somewhere, instead of
just ending or staying on that note.
So, there's some triads
that works really well.
That gives kind of a suspended feeling
to it, 'cause it has that C within that.
Gives you a feel of like a G.
Four chord.
once again play between those two triads.
G and F.
It works really well.
And another thing,
you can once again use the,
the approach note I spoke about
when I was doing the Dorian scale.
When doing the Dorian scale, the D Dorian,
I use that same note,
the C Sharp, in that case it was
a major 7th, and in this case.
It's the same note but
it has a different function.
Because it's a different chord, and
a different chord, chord scale.
So in this case it is the sharp 11,
or sharp 4.
So listen to this.
Same notes, E,
in this case, the 9th.
No, not the 9th.
It's the 6th.
The 6th and, the sharp 11, and the 5th.
Works really well.
And another thing is to
add a chromatic note.
Of course you can add any chromatic note
in-between the, the, notes of the scale,
like I've done before.
But to add a specific chromatic note,
to add,
to add an F sharp.
Or G flat.
You can call it G flat
when you're descending.
So if you have a G here.
[SOUND] And then G sharp,
F, E, D, then B.
You continue with the scale.
You do the same one octave down.
G, G flat, E, no F, and E, and E.
C, B, A, G.
This is called the bebop scale,
because just, if you just add that note,
it will sound like a bebop phrase.
Up here.
That's a pretty cool tool you can
practice, the bebop scale.
It's a Mixolydian scale with an extra,
with a, a G sh-, G flat.
Wow, going down, descending.
So now we're going to try to improvise
using these devices over G Mixolydian.
Starting with the triads.
Within the chord scale D minor.
E minor.
This approach note, G, C sharp.
You think that sixth too.
Some chromatic notes.
Using the arpeggios, F major, D7, A minor.
F, G, F, G.
G Mixolydian.