Dorian bebop

Dorian with a passing tone

There are two scales shown as Dorian bebop scales, but for me the other is bogus, so I’m referencing the one that seems to be called alt Dorian bebop. This is Dorian with a passing tone between (b)7 and 8. You stick in maj7. This is also flexible because you can use maj7 over a dominant, but (b)7 over Xm7:

1 2 b3 4 5 6 (b)7 maj7 8

The one I don’t like is just Myxolydian with a passing tone between 2 and 3. Dorian should have a minor sound, so this does not work for me:

1 2 b3 3 4 5 6 (b)7 8

In no way does this sound like Dorian to me.

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Mixolydian with a passing tone: 1 2 3 4 5 6 (b)7 maj7 8

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