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A rhythmically stranger sounding lick i know, playing 2 sequences of 7 notes in the first part and then landing on firmer ground in the second half;-)
But sometimes its good not always playing on the same ole’ 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 beats IMO
The main part of the lick is the A Major pentatonic scale ( or the F# minor pentatonic scale if you want to look at it like that – its the same notes), but in the second 7 note sequence i play a note from the A major scale (the Major Seventh, the note “G#). I like going in and out of the main Major scale (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)and the simpler pentatonic equivalent (1,2, 3, 5, 6, ).
After the slow version of the lick i play the basic scales – the A Major scale and the A major pentatonic scale
In the end of the video i introduce another scale option – the E major scale and the E major pentatonic scale – try and play that scale over the backing track for a more open sound.
E Major scale = A lydian scale , a major scale with a raised 4th (D#)
In fact try and play the initial lick transposed to E.