Adding Chromatic Approach Notes

This video is pretty much self explanatory. Chromatic approach notes are just notes that live half a step above or below the note we want to target. We can put together more than one approach note and string them together to do a more complex approach. Usually the target note will be a chord tone sitting on a strong beat (remember the Harmonic Rhythm concept?). All you have to do is to add chromatic approach notes to your arpeggios, phrases, or single notes to embellish your melodies. Just listen to the examples I play in the video to get some ideas. Check out the following PDF file for the most common 12 chromatic approaches.

Printable PDF: Chromatic Approach Notes

Hi There! If you liked these lessons: Download all the products In This Page in exchange for a donation to support the site (minimum $10): my 4 eBooks+Mp3 examples, and 84 blues backing tracks (divided in 7 sets). A total value of $149 at full price on other sites!

Use the drop down menu if you want to donate more, it's appreciated!  All products on this page are digital goods you can download instantly after a successful Paypal checkout.

 


Feel Free to Visit: 
My Music/Bio: >www.GianniChiarello.com<
SKYPE guitar lessons:>Here<

Download “The Guitar Kit” – All the templates you will ever need to learn or teach guitar: Pentatonic Scale, Major and Minor Scales, Blank Templates…

Click HERE to find out more or enter your email to subscribe and download.

Gianni

www.GianniChiarello.com

Leave a Reply

Close Menu
Read previous post:
2-5-1 Pt2:Examples

Just some examples on the 2-5-1 (to be 'proper' I should write II-V-I ) progression in C major, using only...

Close