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How to Add Chromaticism Into Your Jazz Lines

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It can be helpful at times to analyze jazz language and understand its characteristics. One common characteristic is jazz is the use of chromaticism.

In this lesson, I go over 5 lick examples where I gradually add chromaticism and demonstrate how you can start effectively using chromaticism too!

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Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for which he owns and operates. He actively performs around the New York metropolitan area and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication "Visual Improvisation for Jazz Guitar." He's also the host of the music entrepreneurship podcast "Passive Income Musician."


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