From the album Into Jazz Blues

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Easy chill-out Bossa Nova style Jazz Blues - inspired by people like Joao Gilberto, Stan Getz and Antonio Carlos Jobim!

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Chord progression:

II: Gm7 I Gm7 I Gm7 I Gm7 I
I Cm9 I Cm9 I Gm7 I Gm7 I
I Eb9 I D7#9 (Ab13) I Gm7 I Am7b5 D7#9 :II

Scale suggestions:

G minor pentatonic scale - G Bb C D F (G)

G minor blues scale - G Bb C C# D F (G)

G minor scale - G A Bb C D Eb F (G)

Eb7 chords :

Eb Lydian Dominant - Eb F G A Bb C Db (Eb)

D7 chords:

G harmonic minor scale - G A Bb C D Eb F# (G)


Treat it as an altered chord and use the altered scale:

D altered scale - D Eb F Gb Ab Bb C (D)

The altered scale is the mode which starts on the 7th step of the melodic minor scale, so in other words - the notes of D altered scale are the same as those of Eb melodic minor scale :)


Gm7 - G Bb D F

Cm7 - C Eb G Bb

Eb7 - Eb G Bb Db

D7 - D F# A C

Am7b5 - A C Eb G