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Let’s start with the chords we are going to be playing - GM7, G#dim7, Am7, and D7.

To comp or play rhythm with these chords, I am using my fingers. My thumb is playing the
lowest note of the chord with my other fingers each playing a particular string - with a GM7
chord, the 2nd, 3rd and 4th strings. When playing these chords and most jazz related
chords, you won't play any strings you don’t have fingers on. This is not a rule, but just a
common occurance. Let’s look at the whole chord progression.

Here’s a variation on this rhythm figure. Play the thumb first and then the other fingers. I am
muting the strings after I play by resting my fingers on the string.