[Harp-L] Harp-L Digest, Vol 182, Issue 23

Michael Rubin michaelrubinharmonica@xxxxx
Tue Oct 30 15:26:36 EDT 2018

That is the Mixolydian scale.

Although it sounds great in major blues the generally accepted blues scale

G Bb C Db D F G


On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 2:18 PM John Frazer <harmonicajohns at xxxxx> wrote:

> Major scale with flat 7. That is the blues scale, right? Just the base,
> though- plenty of more notes and shades of tone to color it with.
> I bet you DO use that scale- but not exclusively- you coo coo bird!
> > On Oct 30, 2018, at 9:23 AM, The Iceman <icemanle at xxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > That guy who plays drums and harmonica at the same time sez:
> > <<When you play in the key of G blues on a C harmonica, you are using
> the myxolidian scale.>>
> >
> > I think John means that when he plays in the key of G blues on a C
> harmonica, he uses the mixolydian scale.
> >
> > He does....I do not. Others do not as well, going beyond the pale seeing
> as how this is the new wave of diatonic players these days!
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John Frazer <harmonicajohns at xxxxx>
> >

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