From the album Into Jazz Blues

Head-bopping medium swing Jazz Blues jam track in C major!

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Tempo - 110 BPM


Chord Progression:


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)

Then....


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.


Arpeggios:


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


HAPPY JAMMING!