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Different II-V-I Licks
More ideas involving the superimposition of other chord types. In measure 2, we have an Ab7 type of idea in beats 1-2, before going to the G7 in the beats 3-4. Measure 5 borrows from Eb Minor (1/2 step above the given chord: Dm7), before hitting the G chord very solidly in measure 6. In general, playing the scale for a chord a half step above the given chord can produce great results. Just remember to come back with some very inside notes to get back on track. Notice how in both of these examples, we always hit a very solid note when we arrive on the CMaj7...