bebop dominant scale

Bebop dominant scale | Free guitar lesson | Guitar diagrams, fingerings and licks

Hi there, here is a new page about the dominant bebop scale widely used in jazz music. It 's an octotonic scale (eight notes), it has the same notes as G bebop dominant scale guitar diagram 1the mixolydian mode including a passing tone (major seventh) between the minor seventh (b7) and the root.

Before learning the bebop dominant scale it is recommanded to master the mixolydian mode, here are some guitar diagrams and suggested fingerings about the mixolydian scale.

The bebop dominant scale is commonly played over dominant 7th chords. You will find here some guitar fetboard diagrams and suggested fingerings about this bebop scale and some free licks with MP3 files  at the end of the page.

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Bebop dominant jazz guitar lick | Bebop dominant scale

Here is a jazz guitar lick using the C bebop dominant scale.The bebop dominant scale is commonly used in jazz improvisation, it has one more note (a chromatic passing tone between the flat seventh and the root) than the mixolydian scale. The C mixolydian scale is (C-D-E-F-G-A-Bb). and the C bebop dominant scale is (C-D-E-F-G-A-Bb-B) . The passing tone is B.

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