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Improvising with Patterns.
Okay.
So, on this last example,
I was just kinda freewheeling in the,
in the F major scale through the through
the over the chord progression that I
laid down from 1 major 7, 4 Major 7,
F major 7, B Flat major 7.
Our Ionian mode improvisation.
Now, I want to go back to where I was
talking about the numbered system and
the pattern developing a pattern like one,
two, three.
Flat 3, 5.
The thing we were talking about before and
I'm gonna use a numbered problem to
improvise throughout this progression.
Now remember, [SOUND] it's F
major 7 to B flat major 7 and
it just basically loops those two chords.
I'm gonna use a pattern 1-2-3-5 on the F.
[MUSIC]
And 1-2-3-5 on the B flat.
And I'm gonna try and take that
pattern and make it sound like music.
I might vary it a little bit I might
do a little reverse the sequence of it.
It could be [SOUND] 5-3-2-1, but I'm gonna
use those four notes on the F chord.
It may not always change
exactly when the chord changes,
because this is improvisation.
You have to be able to be free and try to
create a, a creative melody out of it.
So let's see what happens.
I'm gonna take that pattern and
play it through this chord progression.
A one, two, a one, two, three.
[MUSIC]
Now
that
was my
attempt
at
doing
that,
you can
do it
completely
your
own
way.
And don't be afraid to
try different things.
And if you find yourself hearing
other notes, go ahead and play them.
This is improvising after all.
[MUSIC]