Monthly Archives: March 2012

Arpeggio Warmups

This week’s warmup continues the new half-diminished based arpeggios. The exercises below start the arpeggio on the third of the chord. Here is the ascending form: And this is the descending exercise:

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Milt Jackson S.K.J. Licks

I’ve been working on Milt Jackson’s Blues “S.K.J.”¬†from the recording “Sunflower (CTI Records 40th Anniversary Edition)“. In this post, I’m going to talk about two licks that caught my ear. Milt Jackson plays both of them during his solo. This … Continue reading

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Arpeggio Warmups

So far all Arpeggio Warmups have been based on: Dominant 7th chords Minor 7th chords Major 7th chords The diatonic major scale “generates” one more type of 7th chord. It is formed by starting on the 7th degree of the … Continue reading

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Arpeggio Warmups

This week concludes the basic Major 7th chord arpeggios with exercises starting on the seventh of the chords. Here is the ascending form: And this is the descending form:

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