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Fiddle Lessons: Scales You'll Use: Minor 7 Scale

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[MUSIC]
Okay,
so here's number two in our series of
scale references.
The minor seventh scale.
Now, usually, when we're talking about the
minor seventh scale, in jazz or
improvising music.
Contemporary music we're talking, not
about the mi, the natural minor,
not about.
[MUSIC]
But we're talking about the Dorian mode.
Remember the Dorian mode has a raised six
so instead of.
[MUSIC]
We have.
[MUSIC]
So we have that nice.
[MUSIC]
So we have that,
this is great because it gives you a
little more flexibility, there.
[MUSIC]
It actually gives
us a little bit of feeling of going back
and forth between two different chords.
Very beautiful.
[MUSIC]
And so, when you practice this mode,
you can practice this in all different,
starting with different notes.
[MUSIC]
Right?
So, starting from all different fingers,
you can practice it with the scale.
Actually.
[MUSIC]
Right, or
you could do the, again the diatomic.
[MUSIC]
And,
do that through as many octaves, as you
can stand, to imagine.
So that is.
The minor seventh scale.
You're gonna be using a lot of that,
Dorian mode, when you play a jazz, do
improvising.
And again you know the Dorian mode is just
a version of a major scale.
So when you're in doubt, you know, the
Dorian is the second degree.
Of the major scales.
So, if you're playing the D Dorian, you're
also, at the same time, playing a C major.
[MUSIC]
Right?
[MUSIC]
Okay.
[MUSIC]