In part 3 of our exploration of dyads, we're taking a look at how to use upper structure triads to our advantage. We're using an E major triad over an Amin chord which gives us the A-∆9. Once we get the E triad under our fingers, we add two more notes (C and F#) to function as melodic tension notes against that triad, and bada bing bada boom... we got ourselves a killing little pentatonic scale designed specifically for this -∆9 tonality. For there, we just extract out the dyads we want. Easy, right?
Give the example a shot and let me know what you think and where you'd like to use it in the comments below.
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