Josh Smith – Using chromatic passing tones as connective tissue

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For tabs and text of this video lesson, see the July 2023 issue of Guitar World –
LIVE FROM FLAT V by Josh Smith
Last month, Josh Smith began a new series of lessons covering three specific approaches
he likes to take when soloing, whether within a 12-bar blues, a one-chord funk vamp, a swinging country tune or a jazz standard. He started off exploring the use of chro-maticism, which refers to playing notes or chords that are a half step apart. For example, playing the notes C, C#, D, D# and E in order would constitute an ascending chromatic line. Playing E, Eb, D, Db and C would constitute a descending chromatic line.
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