John McLaughlin Harmonic minor scale Fast Guitar Lick

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John McLaughlin Harmonic minor scale Guitar Lick with fast alternate picking

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This Mclaughlin guitar lick substitutes Dm7b5 for Dm7 and G13b9 for G7. This ii V I cadence resolves to C69.

In the previous example we employed the F melodic minor scale but this time we will exploit the A Harmonic minor scale.

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John McLaughlin Guitar Scales

Notice that both scales contain the the G# Ab enharmonically the same note and the E natural.

Here is the first bar:

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John McLaughlin Harmonic minor scale Guitar Lick with fast alternate picking

Here is the second bar:

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John McLaughlin Harmonic minor scale Guitar Lick with fast alternate picking

Here is the whole John McLaughlin guitar lick:

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John McLaughlin Harmonic minor scale Guitar Lick with fast alternate picking

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