Modal Pentatonics: Mixolydian - Part 6

by David Wallimann

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  • Welcome to the sixth 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 Mixolydian scale and combine that pentatonic scale with the full Mixolydian scale to create a melodic solo.

    The Mixolydian pentatonic will include the following notes:


    Maj 3rd



    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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