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Using Octaves with the Diatonic Minor Scale

Bringing octaves into your phrasing can really add some extra weight to your solos – it is especially effective in jazz and blues styles, but it is a technique that is found in most guitar genres. Here we will be applying octaves to the diatonic minor scale.

Using the Major 7th in Scales

This lesson on using the Major 7th in scales and soloing is really the second part of the lesson on Major 7th Chords.

If you haven’t watched that yet, we recommend reviewing that first to really make the most of this lesson.

Major 7th Chords

You jazz players can sit up and take note of this lesson – it’s all about major 7th chords, which are heavily used in jazz!