Here’s a fun diminished voicing movement you can do up and down or any direction you wish. These voicings are using all notes from the whole half scale. Love these!
This is a simple pattern using the C whole half scale starting in the 7th. Depending upon where the Co7 resolves to is where you would end your line. Don’t be scared of diminished chords, they’re pretty too!
Diminished chords seem to stump a lot of students. This week all be adding a lot of excellent sounding lines you can play over a diminished chord that are simple as well. Enjoy!
Here is a classic approach you’ll hear on a lot of solos. Very nice to have in your bag and very easy to learn! Enjoy!
Here is a more modern sounding line to use and integrate. This is a great one because you can take this pattern and use the same movements over other chords or starting areas. For example start the pattern on the note D or C. Finally got my keyboard set up after moving. New office and […]
Easy minor 7th line here starting on the 9 and moving up chord tones back until you reach the 9. From there you can go a number of different ways. Enjoy!
This dominant line includes the #11 in the line which makes for a nice color. It eventually resolved down to the fifth in some what of a delayed resolution. Experiment with adding the #11 in to your dominant lines in various ways.
Well this one just gets me, man oh man what a beautiful line for a ballad. Oscar starts off going down the Bb7 dominant bebop scale but uses a Tritone sub for the Bb7, turning it into an E7 which makes the G# the 3rd. He then proceeds up some chord tones, the 5th, 7th […]