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A fun and creative way to practice a scale

A fun and creative way to practice a scale

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If you know a scale like this, you know it well.

Hint: It involves the diatonic cycle… Ready?

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A fun and creative way to practice a scale

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A fun and creative ways to practice the scale, installment #2!

Play the scale one time to get yourself dialed in and then break it down into its diatonic triads and step by step play the diatonic triads. [ 🎶 Ari plays the diatonic triads 🎶 ]

You can say the scale degrees: 1 – 3 – 5 – 2 – 4 – 6 – 3 – 5 – 7 – 4 – 6 – 8 – 5 – 7 – 2 – 6 – 1 – 3 – 7 – 2 – 4 -1 – 3 – 5. You can play one up and the next one down. [ 🎶 Ari plays one up and one down 🎶 ]

It’s pretty or you can play them all down [ 🎶 Ari plays them all down 🎶 ]

You can play with the click as triplets or what’s even funner is if you play 16th notes two-e-and-a-go-e-and-a…
[ 🎶 Ari plays as 16th notes triplets 🎶 ]

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