When you solo in Jazz you use chromatic passing notes and enclosures all the time, it is really a part of the sound, and actually this is true for Jazz chords as well. There are many ways to use chromaticism in your comping or chord melody and it is a great way to add more movement and color to what you play.
In this video, I am first going to show you one way of adding chromatic passing chords that is pretty visual and easy to use and then later I am going to start creating chromatic melodies in the chords and this is a great way to get to know your chords a lot better and also gives you a lot of great-sounding options to add to your playing.
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00:47 Chromatic Passing Chords – Look where you are going
01:36 You can also move down a half-step
01:46 G7= G7(13) and Cmaj7 = C6?
03:02 Chromatic Chords in Context
03:43 Beyond Shifting Chord Shapes
05:14 Analyzing the voice-leading example
05:48 The Bebop Trick
06:58 Two Types of contrary motion
08:27 Suspending notes in the chord
09:40 Passing Chords And How To Sound Amazing With Them
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