When to Use Chromatic Notes
Jazz Guitar Techniques • 5m 17s
Chromatic notes are the beginning and the end of all the "correct" notes in your phrases. The perfect way to consider these tones are like stepping stones, where you don't want to stand for too long, but can afford to put your weight on for a moment or two.
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