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Modal Progression

Mike Dodge (54) · [archive]
Style: Theory/Reference · Level: Advanced · Tempo: 120
Pages: 1

This lesson will help you work on being proficient over Modal Progressions.

This is the Progression:

||: Ebm7 | Ebm7 | Ebm7 | Ebm7 | Emaj7 | Emaj7 | Emaj7 | Emaj7 :||

| Bbm11 | A7b5 | Gbmaj7 | Bmaj7 | Bb7 :||repeat back to the beginning (the Gbmaj7 and F#maj7 are enharmonic)

Scale Options:
  1. Ebm7 = Eb Aeolian
  2. Emaj7 = E Lydian
  3. Bbm11 = Bb Dorian or Bb Aeolian (or try them together)
  4. A7b5 = A Lydian Dominant
  5. Gbmaj7 = Gb Lydian
  6. Bmaj7 = B Lydian
  7. Bb7 = Bb Phrygian Dominant


Here are some more appropriate chord forms:

Ebm7
Emaj9
Bbm11
A7b5
Gbmaj7
Bmaj7
Bb7
Modal Progression