One of the things that really got me into Jazz was the sound of the chromatic jazz licks. This is such a huge part of the Jazz sound, especially from Bebop and beyond.
In this video, I am going to show you 10 examples of some great sounding Jazz licks with lots of chromaticism used in different ways: Passing notes, Enclosures, Shifting Patterns, Chromatic interval melodies, and more Atonal or completely far-out ideas.
The examples are borrowing from people like Charlie Parker, Doug Raney, Pat Metheny, and Herbie Hancock.
0:00 Intro – Jazz and Chromatic melodies go together!
0:28 Simple II V I – From Passing Notes to Chromatic or Atonal Ideas
0:50 Example 1 – Passing Notes
1:05 Example 1 Analysis
1:12 Example 2 – Basic Enclosures and Octave Displacement
1:27 Example 2 Analysis
1:35 Example 3 – 4-Note Enclosures and Bebop Chord Tone Enclosure
1:50 Example 3 Analysis
2:00 Example 4 – Arpeggio Leading notes and Shifting 3rd intervals
2:14 Example 4 Analysis
2:24 Example 5 – Borrowing from Melodic Minor and Longer Runs
2:38 Example 5 Analysis
2:47 Example 6 – Dissonant Enclosure and Chromatic Turns
3:01 Example 6 Analysis
3:10 Example 7 – Side-Slip reharmonization
3:26 Example 7 Analysis
3:35 Example 8 – Shifting 3-note phrase
3:49 Example 8 Analysis
3:58 Example 9 – Chromatic 3rd melody
4:14 Example 9 Analysis
4:22 Example 10 – Chromatic or Atonal 4th melody
4:38 Example 10 Analysis
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