Hi guys, Thought I would share this Easy Minor turnaround Jazz Backing Track with you all! Just use good old A minor pentatonic OR look below for more sexy scale options! Starts at 0:35. Subscribe to QuistJam http://goo.gl/K4lQXe The progression is basically a variation of the minor key turnaround (2-5-1) and it will prepare you for playing a minor blues progression like this one: https://goo.gl/txq320 Chord progression: II: Am I Am I F7 I E7alt II I Am I Am/G I F7 I E7alt :II On the track, you will hear extensions of these chords - as is common in jazz of course Scale suggestions: A minor pentatonic scale - A C D E G (A) A minor blues scale - A C D D# E G (A) A minor scale - A B C D E F G (A) F7 chords = Lydian b7 - F G A B C D Eb (F) F lydian b7 is basically the 4th mode of the C melodic minor scale, so you could think C melodic minor scale instead if that helps you... C melodic minor scale - C D Eb F G A B (C) E7 chords = E phrygian dominant - E F G# A B C D (E) E phrygian dominant is basically the 5th mode of the A harmonic minor scale, so you could also think A harmonic minor.. only ONE note is different from the A minor scale!! (G becomes G#) A harmonic minor scale - A B C D E F G# (A) - E For more info, tips and phrygian dominant exercises check out Matt Warnock's great guitar lesson here on the topic HERE: How to Play the Phrygian Dominant Scale for Guitar | MATT WARNOCK GUITAR OR Try out some more advanced colours on the E7 by treating it as an altered chord and using phrygian dominant - aka the altered scale: E altered scale - E F G Ab Bb C D (E) The E altered scale is the 7th mode (starting on the 7th step of )the F melodic minor scale, so in other words - the notes of E altered scale are the same as those of F melodic minor scale F melodic minor scale - F G Ab Bb C D E (F) Arpeggios: Am7 = A C E G F7 = F A C Eb E7 = E G# B D --------------------------------------- Here are some 2-5-1 practice jam tracks you might find useful: http://goo.gl/GD3K8s And more Jazz Backing Tracks: https://goo.gl/QEUJRj HAPPY JAMMING!!