Sunday, August 12, 2012

VOODOO DORIAN- DORIAN ADD b5

VOODOO DORIAN- DORIAN ADD b5.
 (1,2,b3,4,b5,5,6,b7.)

DORIAN ADD b5, is the 2nd mode of the Bebop Major.

I've been loving goofing around with the Voodoo Blues Scale since I discovered it a while ago. I love the 6 mixing Dorian Mode overtones with blues colours, so I thought it was time to just throw a b5 into the Dorian Mode and see how that sounds.

I was all set to map it all out from scratch when I realised that strictly speaking it was already on here because it is one of the modes of  Bebop Major.

The Dorian Mode contains the intervals: 1,2 b3,4, 5, 6,b7 and adding a b5 to this to give a bluesy feeling results in: 1,2,b3,4,b5,5,6,b7.

So what's all this VOODOO DORIAN nonsense then?

It just so cool that it needs a more rock n roll name than DORIAN ADD b5...

So here's VOODOO DORIAN!




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