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Symmetrical Scales

Instructor: Mike Edwin
Styles: Any Style, Jazz
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  • Instructor: Mike Edwin Level: Intermediate Topic: Scales Style: Any Style

    Excerpt: What are symmetrical scales? Quite simply it is a scale that appears visually symmetrical. Consider a Major scale. This scale is generally played in 5 or 7 different positions. Each position has its own unique fingering pattern. The Half Whole Tone scale ( aka Diminished scale ) on the other hand, can be summarized into one single pattern. This pattern/sha...

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  • Instructor: Mike Edwin Level: Intermediate Topic: Exercises Style: Jazz

    Excerpt: Use this backing to practice your Diminished scale. The G, E, Db and Bb diminished scales will all sound fine over this.

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