ExamplE8 rapid minor lines with chromatic passing tones (super guitar trio #2)
We’re back in Latin territory for our final example. in the fast descending phrase, Larry adds chromatic interest to A dorian (A-B-C-d-e-F#-G) by adding
b9 (Bb) the as a passing tone between the stable Major 2nd (B) and tonic (A). AgGaUinIT,wARatcThEyCoHuNrtIiQmUinEgS, aMs Ait’Gs vAeZrIyNeEasy2 t7o0rush when combining pull-offs, slides and picked notes in a continuous 16th-note rhythm. The string skips in bar 5 might take time to achieve the requisite accuracy and dynamic balance, so be patient and enjoy the process of getting faster, cleaner and more controlled and, remember, it takes as long as it takes and not one second less!