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Jazz Sax Lessons: Improvising 103: Chromatic Quater Note Line

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[MUSIC]
Now I want you to work on one more thing,
similar to what we just did,
where now we're playing
a quarter note line through
the whole piece and
the first note of each new
chord is a chord tone.
But now, instead of just filling out the
rest of those chords with diatonic notes,
I want you to feel free to use
chromaticism, chromatic notes,
chromatic passing tones.
So now we're opening it up one more
level that the same game applies
where you're identifying each chord at the
beginning of that chord with a chord tone.
And the same rhythmic rule applies too.
It's all quarter notes.
But, now, you have the choice
of using chord tones or
scaled tones or chromatic tones as well.
So, here's an example of what I want
you to be working on with this.
Here we go, from Edison.
[MUSIC]