Scarlet Begonias


Another one of those jams where you can basically think in one mode (B mixolydian) over the entire progression. But ultimately, Jerry Garcia’s thinking seemed to be more chord-based than mode-based, so within the framework of B mixolydian, be aware of the changing chords, and try to target the appropriate chord tones as they go by.

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  • 2nd position
  • 4th position
  • 6th/7th position
  • 9th position
  • 11th/12th position
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