Surprisingly to many blues players, the minor pentatonic and blues scales aren’t actually the best fit for a lot of chords we play…
In general, the minor pentatonic works everywhere (over all of the chords in a 12 bar blues) because it’s not perfect anywhere!
But modern blues players incorporate less traditional sounds like this one, the Lydian Dominant scale, to more closely follow the chords and really get the sound of each chord change.
This is just one of the topics in my new “Modern Blues Soloing” course, which is here:
But for now, let’s take a peek at this fun new sound!