Jan. 13, 2020

Altered Dominant Scales

This Jazz Piano Lesson will help you discover, learn, and play the Altered Dominant Scales commonly used by professional jazz pianists. Be sure to Download the Podcast Guide for this podcast that musically notates the Altered Dominant Scales for all twelve Dominant Chords; an invaluable educational tool to reference while studying and practicing. Download Podcast Guide.

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  1. C Dominant Scale
    1. C D E F G A Bb
  2. C Dominant #11
    1. C D E F# G A Bb
  3. C Dominant b13
    1. C D E F G Ab Bb
  4. C Dominant b9b13
    1. C Db E F G Ab Bb
  5. C Dominant b9#9b5#5 (Fully Altered)
    1. C Db Eb Fb Gb Ab Bb

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Dr. Bob Lawrence
President, The Dallas School of Music