Playing Over Changes (Part 1) Scale Choices - Dom 7th Chords

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Dominant 7th chords and their derivitives use the mixolydian mode exclusively. We are only going to be dealing with un-altered dominant 7th chords in this tutorial. Any dominant 7th chords with altered extensions (b5, #5, b9, #9, #11) will be dealt with in another tutorial.

Here's the list of chords which utilize the mixolydian mode.

Chord Scale
7 Mixolydian
9 Mixolydian
13 Mixolydian
7sus4 Mixolydian
9sus4 Mixolydian