5-NoTe STRING-pAIR CeLLS
L LexAmpLe 4 Although you may think of a major 7th arpeggio as having four notes, it’ll have five notes if you go from root to root (in this case, we have Cmaj7 comprising the following notes: 1 3 5 7 1
C E G B C like the previous example, this one is played using a combination of legato techniques but, rhythmically, must be played as 16th-note triplets. ex AmpLe 5 This example uses the same string-pair cell hat was employed
LLL LL Lover three octaves in Ex1, only, this time, we are ascending and using different forms of articulation: the combination of picking and fretting-hand taps, as well as bends, all conspire to give an effect that is reminiscent of keyboard player Jan Hammer (mainly due to the absence of attack due to no picking). exAmpLe 6 Here’s another example of this Jan Hammer-style approach. Again, we are using the same A minor pentatonic cell on each string-pair as Ex1 and Ex5; only, this time, over two octaves only.