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Learn how to construct effective jazz guitar solos with spacing and pacing technique

June 2, 2012 Joe Davis 0

Two pretty vital tactics for improvising that can be valuable in building dynamic, structure, solo arc, contour and providing ‘breath’ to a improvisation are ‘SPACE’ and ‘PACING’. Few individuals who work on improvising play with space as a big consideration. I think it’s because we get very ‘cerebral’ as jazzers, learning so much about harmony and rhythm that we forget to leave the room that creates a line or melodic idea wonderful in the first place.