Ballad Series – Part 3 (LOTW #43)

A nice outline of chord tones over the D-7 then making our way up to the #9 and b9 of the G7. There are our extensions again over our dominant chord. We resolve down to the third of our Cmaj7 chord and finish with a nice little chromatic line starting on the 5th of Cmaj7 and resoloving to the 13. The rhythms are a little tricky and so is the fingering, but with a little practice you’ll get it! Enjoy!

Points for practicing this lick:

  • Add constrasting rhythms in the ballads
  • Fill in the the space with rhythms
  • Extensions over the dominant chord
  • Lots of tension and release options


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