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Jazz Basics, 2-5-1-6 Progression.
All right, it's time for
the 2-5-1-6 progression.
In the key of C,
it will be D minor 7, G7, C major 7.
And if you really follow the,
the chord scales C major.
The sixth chord should be A minor 7.
But it's very common to
change this A minor 7
into an A7 as a dominant
leading to D minor 7.
So we will call it dominant leading to
the second step of the chord scale.
The 5 dominant 7, leading to two minor 7.
So D minor 7, G7, C major 7, A7.
Like this.
A7.
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And
on A7 if we would follow
the Berklee method
of playing the correct or
most inside chord scale,
you would take every second
note from the triad A,
A7 arpeggio.
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We would say,
take every second note from the actual
chord scale in the key of C.
So first note would be A
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from the A 7 arpeggio.
The second note would be B.
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From C major.
Third note would be C Sharp from,
A7 arpeggio.
Next note would be D,
from the key of C major.
Next note would be, E, the fifth of, A7.
Next note would be F.
And F is,
from C major 7 chord chord scale.
C Ionian mode.
Then you have.
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The 7th from A7 G and finally A
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The 6th of C major.
So.
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And what scale is this?
We've been going through it already.
It's called A Mixolydian Flat 6.
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So,
this scale will be most inside
to use over these chords.
But I would prefer, to use, the A.
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Altered A Super Locrian scale.
I like that one much better, personally.
You can use both, and
see what you like the most.
And A.
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Alter scale,
A super Locrian is the same as E flat,
lydian flat 7.
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They both come from B flat melodic minor.
So you can replace this.
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You can replace this
A7 with a E flat 7, or E flat 9.
Same as A7 sharp 5.
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Now we gonna play against a backing track
and we all this time we also have all
the 12 keys going through the key of C,
the key of D flat, D, E flat,
E, F etcetera, etcetera.
2-5-1 dominant 6 in each key.
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