Watch the Mixolydian Mode online guitar lesson by Stu Hamm from Stu Hamm U: Fretboard Fitness

Here comes our final change of left hand positions for this series of scale/patterns. Keeping your hand in the same position as it was when you played the Lydian scale in the last exercise, move your whole hand up two frets to anchor your middle finger on the D. Notice that the Mixolydian goes back to having a natural 4th, but has a flatted 7th. You're going to use this scale and its accompanying chord often as it is the source of "dominant chords" or just "7th chords" and is also called the blues scale.

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