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Jazz Guitar Lessons: Modes: Aeolian

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[MUSIC]
Okay, we're
up to the Aeolian mode.
And this one is also called the natural
minor, or relative minor of the key.
We're gonna think of it as
the Aeolian mode for right now.
And it is the C scale starting from A.
That's why they call it the, this like
the relative minor, down a third, right?
C scale
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C scale starting from A
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So, right away you knew that its
a minor scale, a relative minor
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Third degree is minor
compared to A of course.
So comparing it to A major.
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flat third.
Four and five stay the same flat six,
flat seven and one.
Now I want you, I wanna remind you
that we did do a play along with this.
When we were talking
about the minor scales.
So this is a little bit redundant.
We're repeating it a little bit.
But that's okay because
it's an important sound.
For this particular mode,
you might think of there's many,
many smooth jazz songs
that use this progression.
The sort of most
characteristic progression for
this mode would be from the minor seven
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to the major seven a third below it.
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Okay, so in C you're going from six,
to six chord to the fourth chord,
A minor to F.
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It's
a nice sound.
Another, another core progression
is very common to this.
The fourth degree of the aeolian mode.
So, starting in A, up the scale.
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You get to D.
Well, if you do the chord's
scale back in C, right.
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Starting on the A.
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The fourth degree is another minor
degree it's the two chord in C.
So one minor seven, two minor seven
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Right.
That's very,very pretty cord progression.
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I'm sure there's many songs you can think
of that have that progression.
So you either have one major seven to
four you know, flat six, major seven.
Or, one minor seven,
two minor four minor seven.
One minus seven, four minus seven.
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