Now put them in alphabetical order: a, b, c, d, e, f, g, a.
Notice that is an A minor scale, or written with the c first, a C major scale: c, d, e, f, g, a, b, c. This is essentially what a "key" is. What "key a song is in" is which major (or minor) scale all or most of the notes in the song come from.
Now you know what notes you can use to improvise. The next step is "What do you do with them?"
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- Identifying The Key Signature
- Playing The Major Scale In Time
- Major Scale Play Along
- Targeting Chord Tones
- Chord Tones Play Along
- Using The Scale And Targeting Chord Tones
- Melody Play Along
- Melody An Octave Higher
- Octave Higher Melody Play Along
- Modulation Melody Play Along
- Modulation An Octave Higher
- Octave Higher Modulation Melody Play Along
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