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Jazz Advanced Dorian Flat 9.
It's time for the next mode.
The second step of the G
melodic minor scale.
It's A Dorian flat 9.
And the chord is actually
just an A minor 7.
But if you take the G melodic minor scale
and start on the A you get this scale.
A, B Flat, C, D, E,
F Sharp, and G and A.
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You can do the same here.
Play it just on one string.
And then change it into the next string.
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Starting on A.
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Like that.
This one is sometimes used over the,
this kind of chord.
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Like an A sus flat 9.
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As you
can hear this one note that is
different from a pure locrian scale.
The pure locrian scale is.
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Like this
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This note,
the F sharp is creating
the tension within the scale.
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That is what
makes a difference from
the pure Locrian scale.
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So,
let's try to play a little bit on this
A minor chord, and play the scale.
Dorian flat nine,
second step of Melodic Minor, A.
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