Parallel Modes Mixolydian All Forms
E Mixolydian Scale Shown
E Mixolydian is found in the A Major Scale
E is the 5th (Mixolydian) tone of the A Major Scale


The Mixolydian Scale is favored by many Rock and/or Blues players. The change to the original scale is flatting the 7th tone. In the case of E Mixolydian, found within the A Major scale, you are changed the G# to a G. This is a relatively easy adjustment to make since only on scale tone changes from the Major scale. Easy fingering adjustment but there is a challenge is utilizing this mode effectively.


All notes of E Mixolydian on fretboard.
Remember that E Mixolydian is derived from the 5th tone of the A Major scale.
Small black triangles show the note altered in original A Major scale.


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