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Using Diminished over Minor

Most people think of the diminished scale only as a tool for dominant chords. But hey, you can make it sound nice over minor chords too. Here we have 2 licks that are resolving back to E minor chord tones. That’s the important part! An exotic scale like this one works as long as you finish on a chord tone. Otherwise, it might sound like you just made a mistake! Make no mistake – learn how to find chord tones for any chord, and all will be well.

2 Diminished Licks 2 Diminished Licks – Soundslice