Jam of the month, October 2017
...soloing with the Melodic minor scale.
I´m soloing with the melodic minor scale in the key of A minor and the melodic minor scales tones are:
- 1(A), 2, b3, 4, 5, 6, 7 -
Good luck and keep it swinging!
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...and the tones all over the guitar neck looks like this:
You can also use the B minor pentatonic scale when these tones are included in the A melodic minor scale.
Jam of the month:
- B minor Pentatonic scale - 1(B), b3, 4, 5, b7 -
You can also use the 7th chord tones to the E7 chord when these tones also are included in the A melodic minor scale.
...and don´t forget the phrasing. A good exercise is to start the new phrase with the tone that ended the former phrase. When practice this you will tighten up and get a new flow to the soloing.
Here are the transcribed lines from the solo.
When using the B minor pentatonic scale you get a special sound when the tones realated to the A melodic minor scale are:
- 9th(B), 11th, 5th, 6th & the root -
- E7 chord tones - 1(E), 3, 5, b7 -
...and you can download them here:
The video lesson consist of a backing track, transcribed lines and tips on scales and phrasing.