#1
hey guys i just made an improv over a lydian scale playing just the A7 chord.... so could you guyz check it out and see if its right because i cant tell if it is...if it isnt can i get some feedback on what im doing worng in the mode... 1 or 2 mess ups but idc im just worried about the mode..


Its Lydian A7 improv
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#3
It doesn't work. ^True, the leading note would sound better over a major chord instead of a b7 chord.
#4
play the lydian over a maj7 chord or a straight major chord. the A7 doesnt work because A lydian contains a G# (the major 7th) which will contrast harshly with the G (the dominant 7th) of the A7 chord.
#5
if you want improv over an A7 with a Lydian you would play a lydian mode starting from D
but i would recoment a Blues Scale Dorian or Mixolydian

Angus-

ps- lydian is really close to major so i don't prefer to use it in a blues style
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#6
You could try A lydian dominant. It's A lydian, with a flat 7 instead of a major 7: in this case, a G instead of a G#. The #4 would function as a b5 I guess, it might give a bluesy sound if you use it right.
#8
Quote by psychodelia
You could try A lydian dominant. It's A lydian, with a flat 7 instead of a major 7: in this case, a G instead of a G#. The #4 would function as a b5 I guess, it might give a bluesy sound if you use it right.


Exactly what I was going to say. Lydian Dominant is a very cool sounding scale.
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