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Does voice doubling an instrument's melody while improvising have a name?

I'm no musician and certainly no musical expert whatsoever. I always like to think of it as some kind of flex: The artist shows that they know exactly what they are doing and that they are in full ...
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Is secondary dominant in fact resolving V chord of major scale with I chord of different mode?

I just saw the chord scale of five of four. It used C mixolydian chord scale. Assuming the key is C and that secondary dominant progresses to "target" the progression is: C7 F ...
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Is secondary dominant in fact resolving V chord of major scale with I chord of different mode?

Trying to make sense of the terminology used in the question, I guess it's about modes, so this answer will be with reference to them. The key used in the question is F, so that's F Ionian. The fifth ...
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Is secondary dominant in fact resolving V chord of major scale with I chord of different mode?

Your terminology is a bit off and I’m not sure I understand your question completely so I will offer you an explanation as best I can and hopefully it will be satisfactory. If not feel free to follow ...
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How to play over add 11, 9 etc chords

Some ways to look at them: Disregard the chords and play pentatonic licks on the key center. This practically always works and sounds bluesy. The only thing you need to be able to do is, keep track ...
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How to play over add 11, 9 etc chords

Do you think in a 'chord = scale' sort of way? What scale would you play for a C major chord? C, E, G then the other notes will probably come from the diatonic scale of the prevailing key or mode (...
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How to play over add 11, 9 etc chords

An obvious ploy is to incorporate the added tones into your solos. Whether on bas, or any other instrument. You can enclose those tones, by playing a semitone above and/or below prior, but it's where ...
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What tension(s) do we usually use for i (minor of 1st) in a major-scale modern song?

Common ways to add tension to the i chord, in very rough order of common-ness, are: Add a minor 7, Add a major 6, Add a major 9, usually in addition to a 7 or 6, Add a major 2, Play as 1-4-b7 (i.e., &...
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