Lessons in how the Jazz improviser approaches modern music theory and practice for guitar and all instruments
Category: How to apply Chromatics in jazz improvisation
By:Jazz fusion improviser guitarist, educator and composer. Don Mock approach notes,Charlei Parker embellishments, John Coltrane Passing notes, encircling and chromatic enclosure. How to: Chromatic altered harmony of John Mclaughlin and his alternate picking guitar technique.
Outside playing using approach notes/target tones.
Below is a Jazzy Bebop sounding line from Don Mock. It also has that Brecker chromatic feel to it where it can easily be pushed in to a more fusion-esque line. Here we are targeting arpeggio and scale tones
If we look a little closer we can see all of the Target tones/Approach notes setting the line up
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