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  • NylonDaveNylonDave Glasgow✭✭✭ Perez Valbuena Flamenca 1991
    Posts: 444
    For the Simpson sound approach the fifth of the tonic chord (over rhythm changes ) with an enclosure from a semitone below and a tone above.

    If you allow the chromatic approach to sound for long enough it will sound Lydian but really it is a plain old enclosure. In C that's A and F# closing in on G. It can be useful to expand the minor third of F# and A to a diminished seventh chord (there are only three an this would be the one that contains the root and minor third CEbAF# ( yes A not Bbb because we are leaving the world of seven tones per octave behind)).

    It's a great lick to play over lots of chord forms to practice targeting by enclosure. In fact you could write a load of your own licks as you play about with the idea. You wouldn't need to try and remember them but instead you would be finding your own kind of musical grammar and that would be so absorbing that you would end up with heuristics literally at your fingertips.

    Or you could find a recording with someone doing that already and eventually someone else could transcribe that for you and you could download the tab to your computer and forget about it.

    You wouldn't want to forget it, but forgetting is what happens when you don't have to work for answers, it's the work that makes the memory do it's job.

  • Lango-DjangoLango-Django Niagara-On-The-Lake, ONModerator
    Posts: 1,338
    “ could download the tab to your computer and forget about it...”

    Ha ha... you’ve been watching me, Dave!

    I live in a little tourist town called Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Canada, which is about twenty miles north of Niagara Falls.

    If you are ever planning on visiting the beautiful Niagara area, feel free to PM me and perhaps we can get together and do some jamming.
  • BonesBones Moderator
    Posts: 2,707
    Haha, yeah I have more tab than I could use in 10 lifetimes!
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