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Wes Mongomery ii-V-I
There are some very cool harmonic subs going on in this Bluesy ii-V-I by Mr. Montgomery.
What do you all think is going on in this line?
What was Wes thinking?
This has a lot to do with Dominant Cycles
Ok... here's the answer...
You can use D7/G7alt-C7alt/F7 or D7/Db7-Gb7/F7, or some combination of the dominant 7alt cycle and the tri-tone subs... that's what makes this a very fun lick!!
The first bar is tricky, it could be seen as Am7, or Am7/D7, or G7 lick starting on A. I look at it as Am7/D7 just because it fits for me in the cycle progresion, but G7 is just as right, tough to nail that first bar down to just one thing.
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