From the recording Into Jazz Blues
Head-bopping medium swing Jazz Blues jam track in C major!
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Tempo - 110 BPM
II: C7 I F7 I C7 I Gm7 C7 I
I F7 I F#dim7 I C7 I A7 I
I Dm7 I G7 I C7 A7 I Dm7 G7 :II
On the track, you will hear extensions and alterations of the basic chords - as is common in jazz.... :)
Try these scales:
C minor pentatonic scale - C Eb F G Bb (C)
C minor blues scale - C Eb F F# G Bb (C)
C major pentatonic scale - C D E G A (C)
C Mixolydian Mode: C D E F G A Bb (C) - C7 chords
C Dorian Mode: C D Eb F G A Bb (C)- F7 chords
D Harmonic Minor Scale: D E F G A Bb C# (D) - A7 Chords
D Dorian Mode: D E F G A B C (D) - Dm7 chords
G Mixolydian Mode: G A B C D E F (G) - G7 chords
D Dorian and G Mixolydian contains the same notes as C Major Scale!
C Major Scale - C D E F G A B (C)
You can also treat the A7 as a A7alt chord and use the A Altered Scale...
A Altered Scale: A Bb C C# Eb F G (A)
A Altered Scale is also known as A Super Locrian - and it's the 7th mode of the Bb Melodic Minor Scale.
C7 - C E G Bb
F7 - F A C Eb
Gm7 - G Bb D F
F#dim7 - F# A C Eb
A7 - A C# E G
Dm7 - D F A C
G7 - G B D F