|Guitar Player Magazine,
Session Column featuring:
Composite Blues by Jean-Marc Belkadi.
The next time you're looking for a way
to juice up your blues lines, try this...
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|is to show the guitarist how to improvise and compose with
the composite blues scale over the dominant, major,
minor 7th and Minor 7th b5 chords. This is a necessary
book to improve the chromaticism and Blues vocabulary
by understanding the connection between the chromaticism
and the blues scale in different music styles: Jazz, Rock, Funk,
Fusion, Pop and Latin.
|Designed by MCB
|The concept of The Composite Blues Scale for Electric Guitar
|The Composite Blues Scale for Electric Guitar
|This example over E dominant uses E minor pentatonic with the natural 6th and the major
3rd. These notes belong to the E composite blues scale. Notice the double-stop bend and
the sweeping technique (v). Try slowly first to get the phrasing rght.