Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Mixolydian Scale


Mixolydian scale is an useful scale to use over dominant chords and in the Blues genre.

The scale degree is as followed: 1 2 3 4 5 6 b7 

So if you are playing over a C7 chord, you can use the C Mixolydian scale which is also the 5th mode of the F major scale. 

C Mixolydian: C D E F G A Bb 

You can also play the C Mixolydian scale over C9, C11 and C13.

Try the C Mixolydian scale over a Fmaj7 chord too.

Have fun.