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12 scales to play over dominant 7th chords - Jazz guitar lesson

Jazz guitar licks & transcriptionsThe first thing to know before starting exploring the twelve different scales shown in this lesson is how to build a basic dominant 7th chord and what its role is.

Dominant 7th chords are made up of a root / tonic (1), a major third (3), a perfect fifth (5) and minor seventh (b7). It is the most versatile of any chord. It is considered as a major chord because of its major third (3), indeed the 3rd tell us if the chord is minor or major. The minor seventh (b7) indicates whether the sound wants to move or not (resolve) to another chord. Usually dominant chords tend to resolve to a chord down a prefect fifth (or a chord up a perfect fourth).

C dominant 7th chord  C E G Bb
Intervals 1 3 5 b7
Related Arpeggio 1 3 5 b7

 

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NEW eBook PDF | 25 soul jazz guitar licks with tabs, analysis, scales charts and diagrams.

25 jazz soul licks PDF eBook with tabs

A new printable PDF eBook dedicated to soul jazz guitar licks is now available for download. 

Soul jazz (sometimes called "jazz-funk) is a form of jazz commonly associated with hard bop. It has strong influences from blues, rhythm & blues and gospel. You can also go listen to Lou DonaldsonBig John PattonJimmy "Hammond" Smith, to soak up this style.
All these licks are two bars licks in the key of Bb7 and inspired by great guitarists as Grant GreenMelvin sparks, Wes Montgomery or Kenny Burrell. They are essentially built with notes from the minor, major pentatonic and minor blues scale.

As usual each lick is analysed and accompanied by a quality audio file. A backing track is also included in the package.

Why all these licks are in the same key ?

To simplify learning, it's easier to memorize them, then you can make the connection between each lick to built longer guitar solos.  Once you have learnt these licks, the aim is to play them in different keys, add notes and fret hand techniques (bends, hammer-on, pull-off, slides)  vary the rhythm...

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Package details :

- 1 printable PDF eBook with 25 soul jazz guitar licks in Bb7 with tabs, scales charts, guitar fretboard diagrams (5 boxes for each scales) and analysis. 

- 1 soul jazz backing track (Quality mp3 audio file).

25 soul jazz guitar licks audio files (Quality mp3 audio files).

MORE INFORMATIONS ABOUT THIS "25 SOUL JAZZ GUITAR LICKS eBOOK" HERE

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New eBook online " 25 minor jazz guitar licks" - Printable pdf with tabs

 

25 minor jazz guitar licks E-book pdfThe new "25 minor jazz guitar licks" eBook pdf is now online.

This printable eBook pdf contains 25 minor jazz swing guitar licks with tabs in the style of Charlie Christian, Wes Montgomery, Grant Green,etc. You will find youtube video links and analysis inside.

All theses licks are two-measure licks. Most of them are from the D dorian mode (the second mode of the C major scale). They can be played over a D minor seventh chords (also m6, m9, m6/9, m11), over C major II-V-I chord progression or even over G7 chords.

In this E-book you will learn how to play jazz guitar lines over a D minor chord using the dorian mode, some arpeggio (minor, major, ninth, eleventh, dominant seventh,half-diminished), pentatonic scales, blues scale and harmonic minor scale.

 

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New mixolydian jazz guitar lick with tab

Hi, here is a new jazz guitar lesson with tab using the mixolydian mode & major pentatonic scale to play over a dominant seventh chord. This is another jazz guitar lesson from the "10 major jazz guitar licks" E-book PDF. Learning the mixolydian scale is a must for all jazz guitar player who want to improvise over a dominant seventh chord.

jazz guitar mixolydian lick

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