Altered Scales / Flats

This scale exercise is meant for an intermediate skill level. For best results view in full screen mode.


The altered scale is played over Dominant 7 chords that have a b9, #9, #5 or any combination of those. The scale degrees in this altered scale are 1, b9, #9, 3, #5 (b13), and a b7. This session is C through Db, Cycle 5. Speed control is in the gear on the lower right of the screen.  Start with the video session, when comfortable move to the sheet music.

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Sheet music

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