Chromaticism in grooves is permutation exercises in action!
Check out the groove that started the Chromatic Acrobatics series for my Talking Technique column on notreble. Learn it using my step-by-step approach that teaches you more than just the groove- but also how to approach and practice such a beast! Ready to check it out?
Step-by-step instructions for you here…
If you are looking to create your own chromatic grooves, knowing your chord tones is a great start and then approaching those chord tones chromatically creates the cool groove. You can use one, two or three notes to approach the target notes.
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