So now that we covered the targeting patterns, it is time to use them in context. This part of the ‘Backward Chromatic Targeting’ lesson will focus on musical examples. I provided audio examples so you can hear how it sound in context. I have also outlined all the targeting patterns to help you identify them. Try to identify the approach notes and the target note.
The first 4 examples are Am runs;
Ex.1 & 2
Now, 4 examples for Gmaj7;
Ex.5 & 6
The 3 next examples are for a II – V – I in G
In the next lesson we will take a look at some more complex lines built using this strategy. It will consist of chaining multiple targeting patterns to create some more chromatic lines…. anyway, have fun!
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