Modal Pentatonics: Aeolian - Part 7

by David Wallimann

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  • Welcome to the seventh lesson of the Modal pentatonic series. In the previous lessons we discussed how we could use the pentatonic formula (Root, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 7th) and apply it to the modes. Today we will use that concept over an A Aeolian scale and combine that pentatonic scale with the full Aeolian scale to create a melodic solo.

    The Aeolian pentatonic will include the following notes:

    Root

    min 3rd

    4th

    5th

    minor 7th


    Memorize the scales and work in tempo with precision. Once you are comfortable with the licks, try to write your own using the provided scales.

    Have fun!

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