How do I improvise over the V7 chord in minor?

What scale do you play over a minor 7 chord?

Use the Dorian mode over a minor 7th chord. Over a Dmin7 chord, use the D Dorian Mode (D E F G A B C).

How do you improvise over minor chords?

Quote from video: So let's say you're more a little more on the beginner side and you want to improvise. Over your minor chords well you can just play a simple c minor.

How do you resolve a minor 7th chord?

There is one general rule for voice leading any seventh chord: resolve the 7th of the chord down by step. All other voices should move smoothly to the nearest chord tone in a voicing containing the appropriate doubling.

What can a V7 chord go to?

The third degree of any V7 chord resolves upward to the first degree of the root chord it’s resolving to (such as the way that G♯ resolves up to A). Such notes are called leading tones: They lead to the tonic of the whole chord progression.

How do you solo over 7 chords?

Quote from video: Going into these scale positions starting with the little arpeggio that gives the sound of the chord. And then. And then you go into the scale. Position.

What to play over dominant 7?

10 Scales You can Play Over A Dominant 7 Chord

  • Major Pentatonic. Scale: 1 2 3 5 6.
  • Mixolydian. Scale: 1 2 3 4 5 6 b7.
  • Dominant Pentatonic. Scale: 1 3 4 5 b7.
  • Major Blues. Scale: 1 2 b3 3 5 6 b7.
  • Lydian Dominant. Scale: 1 2 3 #4 5 6 b7.
  • Mixolydian b6. Scale: 1 2 3 4 5 b6 b7.
  • Phrygian Dominant.
  • Half/Whole Diminished.

What scales can you play over a minor chords?

When playing over tonic minor chords, you can experiment with both of these chord-tones, the natural 6th and major 7th, with great results. As we mentioned, the major 7th chord-tone comes from using the melodic minor scale, which is simply the Dorian scale you know so well, with a major 7th instead of a minor 7th.

What scale to play over G7?

G Mixolydian Scale

The G Mixolydian Scale works over G7, G9, and G13 chords. I encourage you to play 8th notes, triplets, and turns using this scale.

Which scales to play over which chords?

They limit themselves to 5 notes that work well over many different chords. The rule is to use Major pentatonic scales over major chords and minor pentatonic scales over minor chords.

What note is a minor 7th above a?


The major seventh spans eleven. For example, the interval from A to G is a minor seventh, as the note G lies ten semitones above A, and there are seven staff positions from A to G.

What is the v7 of A minor?

The Weak v Chord of Minor Keys

In a natural minor scale the 7th is a whole-step below the tonic of the scale. For example, in the key of A minor (A, B, C, D, E, F, G), G is a whole-step below A. The minor v chord in the key of A minor is Em spelled E-G-B.

Do you raise the 7th in A minor scale?

The melodic minor scale, like harmonic minor, also has a raised 7th compared to natural minor. This raised 7th, just as in the harmonic minor scale, gives us a major triad or dominant 7th V chord in a minor key.