ExamplE5 Major Pentatonic blueS
EdEdie wears his blues influences with prid7e in7this majo7r Pentatonic (r-42-35-6GA) influenced example, once again in9 the ke7y of d. You7’ll notice that th4ere5 are s1ome bends here, mainly of the sem9 itone variety and one instance of a tonEe, which is no mean feat when you consider the super-hea3vy string gauges popular amongst Am7erican gui7tarist7s o9f th7e day. d5jan4go, o3n th4e other hand,
s7trin7gs used super-l0igh9t but favoured a high action. speaking of django, there’s a distinct r7einhard7t fla9vour to th9e decora3te5d A9th arpeggio (A-C#-EG-B) that takes us across the barline for bars 7 to3 8.