George Benson Jazz Guitar Line | Mixoblues Scale

The Mixolydian Blues Scale

What's the Mixoblues Scale?

The mixoblues scale is a combination of the minor blues scale and the Mixolydian scale. It is used to play over dominant 7th chords (7, 9,#9, 7sus4, 13, 7b5, 7#11, 13th). 

Here is the G mixoblues scale used by George Benson in the lick below :

G mixo blues scale G A Bb B C C# D E F
Formula 1 9 b3 or #9 3 11 b5 (#11) 5 13 b7
Intervals W H H H HH H W H W

 

 

The lick

This line is taken from "Last train to Clarksville" a cover of the Monkees, an American rock band.

GEORGE BENSON, LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE

GEORGE BENSON, LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE

George Benson jazz guitar lick | Mixoblues scale | Lesson with tab

George Benson jazz guitar lick | Mixoblues scale | Lesson with tab
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Last edited: 10/13/2019