In this riff/line I employ alternate Picking but I start with an upstroke for the first phrase. After that I start the remaining phrases on a down stroke.
Although this line is D altered in terms of scalic concept it could also be thought of as shifting between D minor, D Dorian and Eb Melodic Minor.
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Video Lesson/Performance of lick:
Music/Tab. The chord sequence is Dm7b5 G7″Altered” resolving to C major 7th
The key to joining all of this together fluently is to break each four note grouping into tetrachords, learning a group at a time.
VARIATION With an A flat Pentatonic shape replacing A flat minor/Major Arpeggio for the flat 5 substitution.
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