Dorian Flat 2 Mode “Improvisation” Techniques:Music Theory

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Dorian b2 Mode of the Melodic Minor Scale Lesson and Improvisational Compositional Musical Devices

Dorian b2 Mode

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C Dorian b2 Mode Lesson

Two octaves; Tab and Notation

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Dorian Flat 2 Mode Lesson

To Begin with let’s look at the arpeggios of the Dorian b2 mode. Notice the Two Major arpeggios.

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Dorian b2 Mode Arpeggios Triad Pairs Lesson Jazz Fusion Guitar Lesson

They are E flat Major and F Major

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Dorian b2 Mode Arpeggios Triad Pairs Lesson Jazz Fusion Guitar Lesson

We can immediately make Triad Pairs from them

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Dorian b2 Mode Arpeggios Triad Pairs Lesson Jazz Fusion Guitar Lesson

Variation:

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Dorian b2 triad pairs

We can Sharpen the 5th and create a more exotic and colourful sound

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Dorian b2 Mode Arpeggios Triad Pairs Lesson Jazz Fusion Guitar Lesson

We can add Gm7b5 and Am7b5 to the Major or F aug arpeggio

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Dorian b2 Triad/Arpeggios Lesson Improvising Jazz Fusion Guitar

We can employ the B flat minor 9 major 7th arpeggio

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Dorian b2 Melodic Minor Lesson Jazz Fusion Music

Here we can add it to the F major arpeggio

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Dorian b2 Melodic Minor Lesson Jazz Fusion Music

It is an even better idea to start the B flat minor 9 major 7th arpeggio on the tonic note of C

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Dorian b2 Mode melodic minor. Lesson Improvising Jazz Fusion Line

Here we will extend the Am7b5 part of the line

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Am7b5 for Dorian b2 Mode Lesson Jazz Fusion improvisation Line

We can also make scales from the mode. Below is an example of creating a scale and then adding harmonic content with wider intervals like triads.

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Making scales form Dorian b2 Mode Lesson, Jazz Fusion Improvisation Techniques

Making our own pentatonic scales from the mode works really well also.

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Pentatonic from Dorian b2 Mode Lesson Jazz Fusion Improvising Guitar Lines

Here is a short sus4 and aug Lick

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Dorian b2 Mode lick lesson, jazz fusion improvisation line

Another short lick

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Dorian b2 Mode lick lesson, jazz fusion improvisation line guitar

These are the basic chords of the Dorian b2 mode

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Dorian b2 Mode Chords. Harmony for jazz fusion composition. Guitar Voicing’s

Of course we can change the chords to make them more exotic and colourful

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Dorian b2 mode chord variations for guitar composing/comping

We also have the typical jazz fusion chords contained within the Dorian flat 2 mode of the melodic minor scale

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Dorian b2 slash chords Chordal Harmony. Jazz Fusion Guitar Lesson

Below we create a very exotic colourful “‘al la” John Mclaughlin sound!

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Dorian b2 mode chordal Harmony Guitar John Mclaughlin Jazz Fusion Concept

Dorian b2 Backing Track:

Dorian b2 mode Backing Track:

Dorian b2 Chord Chart:

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Dorian b2 Chord Chart for Jazz Fusion Improvisation Practice

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