‘Leia’s Love Story’ ii – V – I Lick for JAZZ GUITAR (Valentine’s Day Special)

by | Feb 14, 2020 | Articles, General Updates, Guitar Lessons, Live Workshops, Videos | 0 comments

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Welcome to FretDojo LIVE! In this session I’m looking at a cool ii – V – I lick I’ve called ‘Leia’s Love Story’ – one for all you lovers on Valentine’s Day.

Video Sections:

00:00 Introduction
02:18 Lick Playthrough
04:18 Improvisation Concept #1 – Horizontal Approaches
06:51 Improvisation Concept #2 – 4ths Intervals On Relative Minor Pentatonic
11:09 Improvisation Concept #3 – Mixed Tensions on V7 Chord Using Triad Substitution
19:04 Improvisation Concept #4 – Lydian on IMaj7
21:18 Summary and Wrap Up

This material will instantly spice up your jazz guitar improvisations to make them sound more authentic, and will help you open up the creative soloing possibilities on guitar.

Happy woodshedding!

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Peace,

Greg O’Rourke

Founder, Fret Dojo

Innovation in Online Jazz Guitar Education

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