Melodic Minor Scales and Music Copyrights with Magic Mike

On this week's Thursday Live Lesson our favorite music guru, magic Mike returns! He and Aldrine go deep talking about melodic minor scales and music copyrights. Mike explains what melodic minor scales are, and where you'll find them in music. Aldrine helps to demonstrate some of the concepts by playing his uke, and he asks Mike a few questions of his own. The guys finish up the second half of the lesson discussing various cases of copyright issues in the music industry.

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Questions Asked this Week:
2:50 What is a melodic minor scale?

7:10 Where and how would you use a melodic minor scale?

13:25 Scales, Modes, and Chord Tones

24:30 Using chords outside of the chord family.

32:15 Voice Leading

37:35 Experimenting with melodic minor scales.

42:15 Can you explain copyrights in the music industry?

1:06:05 Fair Use exceptions.

References/resources for this video:
TLL Podcast #1 - No Wrong Notes, Just Poor Choices
Uke Minutes - Minor Scales and Chords
Ukulele 102 - Major and Minor Scales
Music Theory - Minor Scales

Solo Secrets - C Modes
Uke Minutes - Arpeggios
Ukulele 102 - Arpeggios and Fingerpicking
Seminar with Neal Chin - Matching Chord and Scale Positions
Youtube - Giant Steps (John Coltrane)
Improvement System - Solo Secrets Revealed

Youtube - Hawaiian Superman
Google - 4 Part Voice Leading
Youtube - Jacob Collier on Voice Leading

The Guardian - Lana Del Rey Vs. Radiohead
Youtube - The Air that I Breathe
Rolling Stone - 12 Landmark Music Copyright Cases
Youtube - Happy Birthday (Hunt for the Wilderpeople)

Youtube - Sorry Not Sorry (Demi Lovato)
Youtube - The Way (Ariana Grande)
Youtube - Still Not a Player (Big Pun)
Youtube - A Little Bit of Love (Brenda Russell)

Youtube - Wild Wild West (Will Smith)
Youtube - I Wish (Stevie Wonder)

Youtube - Men In Black (Will Smith)
Youtube - Forget Me Nots (Patrice Rushen)

Youtube - Just the Two of Us (Bill Withers)
Youtube - Just the Two of Us (Will Smith)

Youtube - Every Breath You Take (The Police)
Youtube - I'll Be Missing You (Puff Daddy)

Youtube - Dear Future Husband (Meghan Trainor)
Youtube - Dance With Me Tonight (Olly Murs)

Youtube - John Fogerty Sued for Ripping Off Himself

Youtube - The Last Time & Bitter Sweet Symphony

Youtube - Bennie and the Jets (Elton John)

Youtube - Apache (Incredible Bongo Band)

Youtube - Walk This Way (Aerosmith)
Youtube - Walk This Way ( Run DMC)

Youtube - Gangsta's Paradise (Coolio)
Youtube - Amish Paradise (Weird Al Yankovic)

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