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Old 2005-11-06, 23:16
tchambliss tchambliss is offline
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One way to resolve dissonance is to decide which scale or mode you are using and whenever you step outside of it by using a #7 in a minor mode or a b7 in a major mode (using seventh degrees just as an example) is to run around chromatically or modally and then return back to the same scale or mode. . . that is one technique used to resolve dissonance. . . my band director gets off whenever I do shit like that in my solos. . . specially since I love chromatics for a lot of the shit. . . how would you like to hear a bluesy chromatic solo over the james bond theme? Gives a hint of originality.
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