Genil’s latest lesson expands on the melodic minor to get some different scales and sounds for improvising.

Beyond Melodic Minor

( introducing dominant modes of Melodic Minor (#5) and Harmonic Major (melodic minor #4) scales
Part 01 Tonal Context

Are you ready to take your jazz playing to the next level? Look no further than Beyond Melodic Minor, the comprehensive online course from Mike’s Master Classes. In this exciting program, you will learn from a world leading jazz musician Genil Castro and discover the secrets of the melodic minor scale.

This course is designed for jazz guitarists, from intermediate to advanced. If you are looking to deepen your existing knowledge, Beyond Melodic Minor will provide you with the tools you need to take your playing to the next level. Genil Castro will guide you through every step of the process, demonstrating how to use the melodic minor scale in creative and innovative ways.

In this program, you will learn:

  • review of Plurality concept and dominant modes of melodic minor
  • Vertical and Horizontal perspectives of scales
  • Dominant Modes of Melodic Minor #4
  • Dominant Modes of Melodic Minor #5
  • Tonal application of the scales in II V context

At Mike’s Master Classes, we believe in a hands-on approach to learning. That’s why Beyond Melodic Minor includes access to exclusive video lessons and sheet music. Our expert instructors will be there to answer your questions and provide personalized feedback, ensuring that you get the most out of your learning experience.

So what are you waiting for? Join us today and unlock your creative potential with Beyond Melodic Minor. Sign up now and start your journey towards a deeper understanding of the melodic minor scale and jazz music.

PDF Included: 9 Pages

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Duration:  43 Minutes

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  1. 5

    Great lesson and well explained subject, for the stundents it’s such an incredible tool for improvising, about an scale that has few mention on books (if there is any). Genil Castro is an outstanding teacher and player, waiting for the part two

    by Paulo Roberto Batista Junior
  2. 5

    A FANTASTIC class. Most unusual material, well presented, the PDF is very helpful, well done all around. I’m ready for the followup.

    by james seaberry
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