George Benson jazz lick with tab | Mixo blues scale | Free lesson

Just upload a new video in the youtube channel, it is a George Benson lick with tab from "Last train to Clarksville" a cover of the Monkees. George Benson played notes from the G mixolydian blues scale, it's a combination of the mixolydian mode and the blues scale.

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George Benson mixolydian blues lick with tab.

All notes of this lick are from the G mixo blues scale but we can also analyse these lines like this :

  • Pickup measure : Starts on the root (G), G minor seventh arpeggio (G, Bb, D and F) respectively root, minor third, fifth and minor seventh.
  • Bar 1 : Thirteenth (E) of G7, eleventh (C), fifth (G), minor third (Bb), ninth (A), root (G), minor seventh (F), fifth (D), thirtheen (E), fifth again and chromatic line (C, B, Bb).
  • Bar 2 : By taking the last note of the bar 1 (D) and the 2 first notes of the bar 2 (Bb and G) you get a G descending minor triad (Bb, G, C). 


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