Riff away to the groovy sound of this blues-rock Dorian progression in the key of “G.” The progression has a smooth connected feel that resonates along with the 1970’s era of the blues-rock style.
Jam track 006 connects into the Minor tonality using the harmony built from out of the scale tones of the “G Dorian” mode. Dorian is the second scale mode from the major scale modes, and Dorian functions with the tonal color of Minor.
When it comes to performing lines and phrases over the chord changes, scale options include the; “B♭ Major Pentatonic” scale, the “G Minor Pentatonic,” along with, “B♭ Major Triad” arpeggio and the “G Minor 7,” arpeggio.
NOTE: The “G Blues” scale is another option when building lines and licks within a Dorian chord progression. However, keep in mind that, the Blues scale offers a strong lean stylistically to the Blues genre, so be sure to approach its application from more of that, ‘Blues’ direction.
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