The Altered scale is a difficult scale to get into your playing. At the same time, altered dominants are also a cornerstone sound in Jazz, and you need to learn how to solo over them.
This video is presenting 15 different things you can use on an altered dominant so you will have a huge vocabulary of triads, arpeggios, and pentatonics that you can work with in your solos.
The point of the scale is to sound dissonant and ask for resolution, so you need to keep that in mind when you practice using it.
Pentatonic Scales, Triads, and Arpeggios
It is important to have a big vocabulary of material that you can use when you are improvising. Having a set of things you can use as a flexible part of your playing is going to give you a lot more freedom when you are playing.
0:41 #1 Fø
1:04 #2 Db7
1:29 #3 AbmMaj7
1:55 #4 B augmented
2:17 #5 Bbm Pentatonic
2:43 #6 Bmaj7#5
3:06 #7 Quartal #9
3:30 #8 Db, B aug triad pair
3:53 #9 Bmaj7(b5)
4:15 #10 Quartal from Bb and B
4:39 #11 Absus4
5:04 #12 Eb7#5
5:28 #13 Eb,Db triad pair
5:52 #14 Ebsus4
6:14 #15 Abm, Bbm
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