Jazz School: Mixolydian Tonality: Mixolydian “Super-Chord” in Stacked Fourths


A musically-useful conception in Mixolydian Tonality is to expand the Mixolydian Scale into a colorful seven-note “super-chord” in stacked fourths…


This is yet another example of how scales and chords are complimentary views of the same musical stuff… and of how knowing your scales helps you know your chords and vice versa!

Improvisation Hint: With the root C in the bass, you can play any of the notes above in any combination (single notes and chords) to playfully express yourself in a Mixolydian Tonality in a wide variety of ways. For example…

learn more… Jazz School: Mixolydian Triads