C Phrygian – Guitar diagrams and backing tracks

Day 3 of our backing tracks journey! Today here in Italy is a rainy monday, perfect moment for a Phrygian track. More or less. Enjoy!

Download the backing track:

Like always, this backing track is provided with full arrangement and with drum and bass, for when you prefer more room for outside playing or simply a less intrusive arrangement.

What can you play on these tracks?

This track is written in C Phrygian, third mode of Ab major.

In case of need, as always here are some solid basis to begin with: In the following images there are all the triads and quadriads you can play with the notes of C Phrygian. In light gray you’ll see the complete scale.

The diagrams are made using our trusted editor, links to the editable versions are below each pictures.


Show this C phrygian triads harmonization diagram in the editor



Show this C phrygian quadriads harmonization diagram in the editor

How would you improvise on this track?

What ideas would you play on this track? Any particular solution like a different scale or arpeggio?

Let me know in the comments section, if you want you can sketch a quick diagram with our trusted generator and comment with a link to it.

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