FUSION LICKS #14: II-V-I Diminished Scale [Tabs + Jam Track]


Published on 12 September 2023
⬇️ (SCROLL FOR DESCRIPTION) πŸ”” β˜… SUBSCRIBE HERE SO YOU DON’T MISS OUT MY NEXT FREE LESSON β˜… πŸ‘‰ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/GregoryBordatGuitar FOLLOW ME ON: πŸ‘‰ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/gregorybordatguitar/?ref=bookmarks πŸ‘‰ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/gb.guitar/ 0:00 Intro 0:08 Lick 1 0:22 Lick 2 0:36 Lick 3 0:54 Lick 1 slow + Tab 1:09 Lick 2 slow + Tab 1:23 Lick 3 slow + Tab 1:37 Jam Track 2:50 Outro πŸ”Ά AVAILABLE FOR SKYPE LESSONS 🟠 Hi There! In this video, 3 #jazzfusionlicks over a II-V-I in Eb #majorscale using the #diminishedscale and #arpeggiosguitar πŸ˜€ The Diminished scale has a particular sound and can be a cool alternative to the superlocrian to spice the V degree up. πŸ‘‰The 3 licks are played first at full speed and then at half speed with close up and #tabs embedded. The Jam Track is also provided in case of 😜 Enjoy! 1️⃣ LICK ANALYSIS These 3 licks are exclusively in sixteenth notes at 138 bpm in the key of Eb major. Let’s recap first the key of Eb major / C minor: I II III IV V VI VII Eb Ionian / F Dorian / G Phrygian / Ab Lydian / Bb Mixolydian / C Aeolian / D Locrian II V I 🟠 Here is the II-V-I in Eb: /:/ Fm7 / Bb7 / Ebmaj7 / % /:/ You can played the Eb major scale throughout the chord progression. Here is the chord chart according to what I played: /:/ Fm7 / Bb13b9 / Ebmaj711# / % /:/ To spice things a little bit up I used common scale substitution according to the chord degree. πŸ‘‰ Instead of the Bb Mixolydian I used the Bb Diminished scale (semitone-tone) Here is the formula: 1 b2 #2 3 #4 5 6 b7 Bb Cb C# D E F G Ab πŸ‘‰ Instead of the Eb Ionian I used the Eb Lydian scale (IV of Bb major scale). Here is the formula: 1 2 3 #4 5 6 7 Eb F G A Bb C D 2️⃣ MISCELLANEOUS β–Ί The lick is played at 138 bpm. β–Ί Tabs are included (Just ask for the PDF or GP6 file) β–Ί I’m using in this video a Carvin HH2. β–Ί The guitar sound come from the Fractal Audio System FM3.