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Jazz & More Guitar Lessons: 2-5-1 Progression

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Jazz Basics 2-5-1 Progression.
So let's move on with 2-5-1s.
And it's very important to find these
notes that make it interesting.
First you can just try to improvise
using the scales Dorian, mixolydian and
D Dorian G mixolydian and C Ionian.
And all of these scales, the notes are the
same, 'cause they all come from C major.
And they just start on different notes and
have the the different chord tones and
notes that are important on each chord.
That it's important to outline, like.
But after a while, you can start using
altered tritone substitutions,
like I talk about in the previous example.
And also,
some other just using guide tones like.
see we'll try to find like a chromatic
line that leads into the next chord.
So let's try I will start with
start doing some playing here,
I'm gonna play against the backing track.
I'm gonna start very simple very
much inside the chord scales.
I'm trying to outline the chords with the
chord scales and with the arpeggios so.
This is 2-5-1 in all keys.
We are going to start D minor, G7, C and
we are going to go up chromatically
E flat minor, A flat 7, D flat 7,
E minor 7, A7, D major 7.
F me F minor 7, B flat 7, E flat major 7.
G flat minor 7 or F sharp minor 7, B7.
E major 7.
G minor 7, C7, F major 7.
Then we're up to.
A flat minor 7 or G sharp minor 7.
B flat or C sharp 7.
G flat minor, major 7.
F, F sharp major 7.
And then A minor 7, D7,
G, B flat or A sharp,
or B flat, minor 7, E flat 7.
A flat, A major 7, B minor 7,
E7, A major 7 [SOUND] C minor 7.
[SOUND] F 7, B flat major 7.
Then C sharp or D flat minor 7.
F sharp or a G flat 7.
B major 7.
Now we'll start adding some chromatics.
Now we'll add
the altered scale or
lydian of flat 7 in between.
Tritone substitution.