Example8 Intelligent Bossa voicings with chromatic voice leading
The effectiveness of a chord sequence can be greatly-influenced by intelligent selection of appropriate and inventive chord voicings. This progression, outlining the II7 (A7), IV7 (D7), II7 (G7), V7 (C7), I (F), uses voice leading (where notes in the moving chords create their own melody) to produce a descending
Echromatic line through the changes, providing cohesion and leading the listener through the changes in order to provide a natural sense of resolution. Keep your eyes on the second string and notice how each event is connected with movements of no greater than one fret at a time.