#1
What scale would be best to play over G7sus4?
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#4
well in each key, there is a chord for each note of the scale.


lets do an easy key like C major

the notes are

C D E F G A B C

simple enough?

if you were to take each note and stack 3rds on top of it, you'd get a chord


so

C E G
D F A
E G B
F A C
G B D
A C E
B D F

so those are all the chords in the key of C major.

between the first 2 notes, its always going to be a major 3rd or a minor 3rd. this is how we determine whether a chord is major or minor.

so remember...the 3rd makes a chord major or minor.

this means

C
Dmin
Emin
F
G7
Amin
Bdim


G7 is in the key of C. so when you have G7sus4 you can play a C major scale over that chord and it will sound fine. because it has all the same notes.


G7sus = G C D F

and it just makes more sense to start the scale on G and end on G because the chord is G.
#5
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#6
Since the chord has the 1 4 5 b7 notes of the G scale, you can use any scale that has those notes! Gdorian, Gfrygian, Gmixolydian and Gaeolian will work.
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