Ex­am­plEs mixoly­dian and blues scale licks

Guitar Techniques - - LEARNING ZONE -

This line is rem­i­nis­cent of Ger­man rock gui­tarist Michael schenker. The first half is ex­clu­sively a Mixoly­dian; how­ever, bar 2 fea­tures a C note (mi­nor 3rd of a) curled to­wards a C# (ma­jor 3rd of a), and fi­nally a C slid up to a

in con­trast, this ste­vie ray vaughan-style line starts off in an a mi­nor tonal­ity (ten­sion), but then gets ‘cor­rected’ in the fi­nal four notes to a Mixoly­dian (res­o­lu­tion).

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