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Jazz Guitar Lessons: All the Things You Are - Playthrough 2: Chromatics

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[MUSIC]
Let's take another look at
All the Things You Are.
I'm still gonna be using a lot of
approach notes and chromatics neighbors.
This time, I'm gonna try to surround
the notes a little bit more.
In fact, I may just start out.
Which is the root, or rooting the third.
And do the kind of exercise where
I put a note below, a note above,
another note below, another note above.
And kinda finally land on the note,
so the biggest,
longest one would be
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So that's a whole step below
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a half step below,
a whole step above
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a half step above.
A half step below, and then the note.
That's kind of a common thing
that you'll hear in jazz tunes.
Miles Davis used to do a lot
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Just little,
sneaky little lines all around one note.
So let's take a look at this and
see see what we come up with.
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Now I want to just lay out one line.The
one I was concentrating on the most.
I realized as I was playing it,
I should show you.
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I'm not picking every note.
I slide into the first one.
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Kind of pull up on the, on that one.
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So so far I've only picked two times.
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Right?
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I think the last three notes, I'm picking.
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So practice that.
You can just take that one lick,
and play it with me.
Let's do it around the F.
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Try picking all of them.
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You can try it many different ways but
sometimes in the, you know when
I'm actually working on this I'll,
I'll notice I'm doing something
I want to share with you.
So that was a little bit of
chromaticism on all the things you are.
Have fun with it.
Play through it a bunch of times, a bunch
of hours and see what you discover.
It's a, it's a little door that's opening
up into a real chromatic statement.
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