From the album Into The Blues, Vol. 3

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Soulful and uplifting B.B. King style Blues jam track in G major, with a Gospel chord progression for y'all to have fun improvising over! Very similar to Jazz Blues changes, but with a Blues feel.

Watch on youtube - with intro improvisation:

Chord progression:

II: G I C7 I G I G7 I
I C7 I C#dim7 I G I E7 I
I Am7 I D7 I G E7 I Am7 D7 :II


G7 - G B D F

C7 - C E G Bb

C#dim7 - C# E G Bb

E7 - E G# B D

Am7 - A C E G

D7 - D F# A C

Scale suggestions for improvisation:

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

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

G major pentatonic scale: G A B D E (G)

Next level:

G Mixolydian Mode: G A B C D E F (G) - G7 chords

G Dorian Mode: G A Bb C D E F (G) - C7 chords

A Harmonic Minor Scale: A B C D E F G# (A) - E7 Chords

A Dorian Mode: A B C D E F# G (A) - Am7 chords

D Mixolydian Mode: D E F# G A B C (D) - D7 chords

A Dorian and D Mixolydian contains the same notes as G Major Scale!

G Major Scale: G A B C D E F# (G)

You can also treat the E7 as an E7alt chord and use the E Altered Scale...

E Altered Scale: E F G G# Bb C D (E)

E Altered Scale is also known as E Super Locrian - and it's the 7th mode of the F Melodic Minor Scale.

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