ExamplE8 MotiFic develoPMent
lang’s playing was always musically cohesive, logical and melodic. This example shows how he might maintain interest over a set of moving chords by producing intelligent variations and developments on the spot. notice how the rhythm and shape of each idea continues and develops as this example unfolds. This sense of continuity with theme and development is present in all great improvisers, great soloists and also all the great composers.