INTRO BARS 1-3
Jon’s approach is very melodic (exactly as you’d expect from Steely Dan’s guitarist). Each chord is outlined and resonates with the underlying chords. We start out with a pre-composed lick that introduces the piece perfectly.
VERSE 1 BARS 4-19
Jon uses plenty of articulation to bring the phrases to life. Finger sliding in from a semitone below is a popular choice when creating fusion and jazz style phrasing as it lends fluidity and flow to the notes.