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Playing Melodic Minor Over The 7 Chord

Sam Kohitolu (88) · [archive]
Style: Theory/Reference · Level: Intermediate · Tempo: 100
Pages: 1

In this example in A major when the chord progression reaches E7 I play A melodic minor scale over the E7 chord giving it a jazz like sound.

The simple theory behind it is E7 is the 5 chord for for both A major and A melodic minor so either scale will work giving you a different sound.

A Major Scale
A Melodic MInor
Playing Melodic Minor Over The 7 Chord