Gospel School: Mixolydian Triads

music notation for a gospel piano lick using mixolydian triads

Mixolydian Triads (triads derived from the Mixolydian Scale) are a tasty, bluesy way to play over a dominant 7 chord…

Let’s apply the idea to a C7 chord…


Study-Practice Notes

  • Notice that each chord has the very same characteristic triad “shape” and that all notes are derived from the Mixolydian Scale.
  • Experiment with bits and pieces, change direction, and play in different rhythms to suit your own taste and the particular context.

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