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Jazz & More Guitar Lessons: Lydian Sharp 5

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Jazz Advanced, Lydian Sharp 5.
It's time for the third step
of the G melodic minor scale.
And I'm doing the same thing
as the previous modes.
I'm starting on the third note,
the B flat.
And I'm stacking a group
of thirds using the notes
of the scale, of G melodic minor.
So what I'm getting is B Flat first,
and then major third.
D, then another major 3rd, and
this is an augmented fifth of the F sharp.
And then, from here, a minor third.
F Sharp and A.
the scale, if you're playing a G melodic
minor scale starting from B Flat,
this chord, the chord you are getting
is like a major 7, sharp 5.
And the scale would be Lydian augmented,
Lydian sharp 5.
Now, I'm just playing it all over
the neck, like this.
That's just the way I
recommend you to do it.
But, like I said before,
if you like to play it in a position,
playing like three notes per string.
Like that.
Or if you wanna play two notes per
string and, and three sometimes.
You know, it's up to you.
The scale you will get is
called Lydian sharp 5.
And it's starting from B flat,
third step of G melodic minor,
it's like a G melodic minor
scale starting from B flat.
And the.
The chord you get when you stack
the thirds, is like this.
It's a B flat major 7 sharp 5 chord.
And the scale will be, the note will be B,
C, D, E, F sharp, G, A, B flat.
And you can choose if you like
to stay in a position like this.
Or if you like to do it more freely, like.
Practice all, all over the, over the neck.
Like a crossed neck like I do here.
So and practice some intervals.
For instance, it's pretty interesting
to do the fifths over this chord.
Like, then it will be B Flat, F Sharp.
C, G, D,
A, E, B flat,
F sharp,
C, G, D, A.
E, B flat, move back one
octave up, F sharp.
Here we are C, G, D, A, E, B flat,
F sharp, F sharp, and C, G, D,
we're gonna continue further up.
So, this is an interesting sound,
like you hear.
A really useful triad over this chord.
[SOUND] Is this D.
D triad.
D major triad.
D, F sharp, A, and D.
So that works fine.
So, let's play a little.
Listening to the backing track.
Trying to improvise.
And do the same and send me a video.
And I'll review it for you.
Here comes the third step.
A G melodic minor called
B Flat major 7 sharp 5.
Lydian augmented scale starting from B5.