Example9 Dominant major Pentatonic/triadic ideas
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As we have seen, triads form a large part of Carlton’s vocabulary, rather than scales in a linear fashion. Here we see how he might outline a
Ab7 Ab- Eb-Gb), transition from B7 (B-D#-F#-A) towards ( C- initially by using B major Pentatonic (R-2-3-5-6) before progressing to a cool triad idea that
Ab utilises both B (B-D#-F#) and A (A-C#E), before resolving to against the
Ab7 appropriate tonality.