Example4 II V melodic motif in semitones
We develop the motific aspects of Remler’s playing further in this example. Notice how she articulates the II-Vs in bars 6-9 with exactly the same phrase transposed down in semitones. Repetition of this nature should not be avoided. In fact, repeating ideas, either whole phrases or just small fragments
Ecreates a logical sense of cohesion and allows the listener to enter into the thought process of the improviser. So with this in mind you should aim to incorporate elements of melodic, rhythmic or intervallic development and repetition wherever possible.