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Putting Jazz Into The Blues

Drew Zingg

Legend: B= Bend, R= Release Bend, H.O.= Hammer On, P.O.= Pull Off. CH= Chromatic
8va=play up an octace, Loco= play as written

Ex.1

A7

& 44

3
H.O.
3

fij

#
n fij #
P.O.

j3
fi

4
4

fij

P.O.

fij

fij

Ex.2

A7

Sweep

(Moving Between the A and G triads)

& n #

n #

j
fi

fij

# #

Ex.3

A7

& n#

fij n

(Moving Between E-7 and an A triads)

5 6

10

10

Bfij

fij

10

n # Sweep H.O.

n# J
H.O.

H.O.

12 10 8

10

10

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10

10 10
12 10 11

n fij

fij

13


J
j
15

13

Ex.4

A7

CH
CH
CH

b #

&
#
(D7sus4 arpeggio)

CH

A7

12 13

CH

CH
10 15 10

13

12

13 12 10

10

13 10

13 10

12 9

10

12 9

13 12 10

12

12

12

10 11
12

12 10 9

12

Ex.5

A7

(Using a Gmaj9 arpeggio)

P.O.
# Sweep

# H.O.

R
&
Sweep

17

16

15

bfij

12

fij

141714 14 14

15

16

15
17

15

16

17 161412

1415 16

14

14

14

14 12

13

n #

12 10

H.O.

1212

10 11

Ex.6

A7

(Using a Gmaj9 /E-11 arpeggio)

&
Sweep



Sweep

14 16 17

16

15

14 17

14

15

16

15
17

16

17 16 14

17 14 15 16

14

14

3
bfij
n #
&
n #

Sweep

14

fij

14

1312

10

12

12

10 11 11

12

12

Sweep

12 10

12

12

10

Ex.7

A7

CH

# CH

J #
&
3
(Using a E-9,11 / B-9,11 arpeggio)

7 10

7 10 7 7

10 7 8 10 8 7

5 7 8 10

7 8

10 11

10

12

#
P.O.
P.O.

# n # b n
R n
R
&
##

10

10

9 7

10

9 8

7 9 7 6

9 7 6 5 7 5 4

n fij fij fij

n #
& r n#
b n fij #
33
r

j
5 fi 5 5
j
fi
5
5
5
5
8
4 7 5 6

7
7 5 7
6
7
7
7
7 6 5
4
7
8

Ex.8

A7

(Using an E melodic minor scale or E-(maj9) arpeggio)

# # # #
n

n n

#
& nb #
3

&

12 11

10

11 9
12 910 11
912

>
#

12 14

14

>

>

>

17

17

10

>

10 14 11

12 1412 11

91112

>

17

18 17 16 15

Loco

fij

&

fij

13

13 14

11

fij fij

20 22

17

17

fij

fij

20 22 20 22

22

11
111214
13 1314

14

12

12

14 15 11 14 12

fij#

22

fij

17 19

17

14

16


J
fij

8VA

3
11

12

12 1512 13

15 17 15 14

12 14 12 11

12

# n b n# n
b n # n

# # n

# #

&

fij

19

20

20

13

15

12

12 11

14

fij n
3

19 17

fij

20

3
22

22 17

17

bfij

5 5

19

17
14

14

12

12

10

12 13 12 10

12

Ex.9

8VA

(Using an E-9,11,13 / Gmaj9,#11,13 arpeggio)

3
3
A7
3
#

j j #j
& n n
n fi #
Sweep

12 10 11
12
12

1210 8

12 1210

17 21 17
19
19
19
1619
19 1619
16
1619 18
17
17
17
19
19
19
1917

j
16

j
19 16

Ex.10

# # n #

# n#

&
A7

14

111214

1215

1415 11 1412
12

12 15

14

1412

14

11 9

9 10 1114

11

3
14

1617

16

15

14 1417

Ex.11

A7

&

(Superimposing an E- chromatic pattern over A7, and implying B7 to lead back to E-, and then ending back on A7)

12
12

Sweep

12

12

11
12

Sweep

12

11

10
12

Sweep

12

10

12

10

Slide

n #n n## 3

#n #
&

3
3

8 10 8 7

10 9 7 8

7 4

4 7 5

6 7

4 7 4 5 6

4 5 7

Ex.12
(A7 symetric diminished patttern)

A7

b
(Etc.)

n # n # n fij

&
3

14

Ex.13

14 15 18 17

17 16 14

14

16 17

15 14

15171514 13 14

fij

16

18 1614

16

14

16

(String skipping idea on Gmaj7)

A7

&

14 17 16

19 15 19 19 15

19

16 16

17

17 14

15

16

15
17

#

#

17 15

16

17 16 14

14
17 14 15 16

16

# #

&

12 16

&

##

11

12 16 12

16 12

13 14

11

8 10 12

12

14

14

14 9 12

11 12 11

12 15

12

13 14

12 14

14 15 14 12 11 14 12
14

12 10 12

Ex.14

11

12

12 13 14

10 7

10

11

Ex.15

(Gmaj9 / E-11 apreggio)

12 14

10

12

12 8

# # # # n # n fij

# b
n n #
&

12 13 12 10

14 10 14 14 10

12

fij

13

12

(Gmaj9,#11 apreggio)

14

(Etc.)
#

A7
#

&

A7

16

12 16

15

14 17 14

15

16 12

16 12

14

15 12

19

17

16 19

19

17 21 17

19

19 16

17

19

Ex.16

(E meolidic minor / E-(maj9) over A7)

Sweep

A7

#
#

&

##

Ex.17

&

Ex.19

&

fij

## #
J

Sweep

14 11 12 14 11

Ex.18

&

A7

A7

12

12

14

11

13 14

11 12 14

12 14

17

14 15 17

fij

17 19

(Etc.)
J

19

16

16

(Chromatics down in whole steps, Eminor idea over A7)

n b n

14

19

13

16

A7

15

12

12

14

# n #

12

11

14

11

14

13

(Chromatics down in whole steps)

n b n

14

12

15

17

15

14

17

16

15

14

16

14

16

13

15

12

14

&

# # # #

# # ##

# #

12 14 12 11

14

11

11 12

11 12 14

12 14

11 12 14 11

12 14 12 11

14 12

12 11

14

11

13 14 14

Ex.20

# b b n n b b n n b nb n n b b n n # n n
n
&

15 16 17

16

15 14

15 14

13 12

13 12

11 10

& # n n nn fij #
3

&

9 8

8 9 8 7

Ex.21 A7Sweep
b n

n
3

Sweep

Ex.22

10

("Flat 5" or Eb major Triad over A7)

11

3
3

fij
7

Sweep

19

18

17 16

("Flat 5" or Eb major Triad over A7)

15

16

15 18 15

b
b

n
b
Sweep

16

15

16 17

Sweep

(Etc.)

Sweep

11
13

12

11

11 15 11 15 11 15 11 15 11

11

12

12
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