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Triad Pairs for guitar (and any instrument)

Posted 2013-04-15T16:09:49.0Z by Jeff E13,406
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Here's an idea for adding a feeling of motion to your improvisations.

When soloing over an A7, try alternating notes from an A major triad (A C# & E) with notes from a G major triad (G B & D). This gives you all notes from the A Mixolydian scale (minus the 6th F#) the alternating triads give a feeling that the melody is moving...

Here's a couple of examples:





  • I like it...what other triads can be paired to make other sounds?Ghost R 2013-04-15T16:16:36.0Z

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