Jazz lead

Exercise
Words & Music by Mike Stern

h = 120
1

:4 4
c

B B B DB F B B B B DB B B B B B DB
E mblueslick with added major 3rd "& "# "& "% "# "% "% "% "# "$ "% "# "% "$

B B DB
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A

Q

Adding the major 3rd and the 6th

B B DB
"# "$

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"%

3

B F B DB B B B DB B B B B B DB B B DB
"% "% "# "" "% "# "" "% "# "$ "# "& "# "% "&

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B B DB B B DB DB B DB F B DB B DB B B F B
End here or go back down

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5

DB

B

B DB B DB F B B DB B DB
"# "" "% "$ "# "% "" "% "$

B B F B B DB B
"" "% "# "" "% "#

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P

DB F B

E Blues/Mixolydian lick

B B B DB F B
"& "# "$ "#

B B B DB F B DB B B B =
"% "# "% "$ "# "" "% "" "#

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E Major pentatonic w/ b7, no 6
9

B DB DB
"# "%

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"# "%

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B B B DB B B B B B B B B B B B DB B B B B B B B B B DB DB B DB B B B
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12 DB DB ' * B B B B B B B B B DB B B B B ( & * ( & ( ( & ( % & ( % ! B B B B B B B B B DB B B B DB B DB Ascending ! % ( & 14 B ( DB DB * ' B B B B B B B B B B B B DB * * ' * ( ' * ( * * ( * ( B B ( * DB DB ( * B B B B B B B B B B B B * ( * ( ( * ( "! * ( "! "# % ( & ( ( & ( * & ( * ' 16 DB DB ' * Same scale in Bb B B B B B B B B B DB B B B DB ' ( * ' ( & ' ( & ) ( & ) ' B DB DB B B B B B B B B B B B B DB & ) ' ) ) ' ) & ' ) & ( ) & ) ' Combining E and Bb Major triads Triplets 18 B B B DB DB B "# "! ( * ' * Alternating E/Bb four of each B B B B B DB P DB B B B B B B DB DB B B B B ' ( * ( * ' ) ' ) & ( & ( % ' % " ! B DB ( ' 3 B DB B B 3 * ) ( B DB 3 * * B DB B B 3 "# "" "! "$ "! 21 B "! sixteenths B DB B B DB ( ' * ' ) B B B B DB B B B B B B BD ( "! ( * * "# * "" Voice leading 3 "! "$ "! "# DB B B DB B DB B B DB B B B B DB B B B DB 3 3 3 3 3 ( ' * ) ) ( ' * * ) ( ' * * * ( ' ' Page 2/3 .

24 B DB 3 * * B B DB B B B B B B B = 3 3 3 ( ' ' "! * ( "# "" "! "$ "# Page 3/3 .