Watch the Minor Swingin' 5 online guitar lesson by David Blacker from West Coast Blues

The first phrase of the second section is an ascending Am arpeggio lick played across three octaves of the fingerboard--a great way to add rhythmic cohesiveness to harmonically rich solo outings. The second phrase points toward the IV chord through the use of a descending chromatic line which eventually targets the 7 of the D scale.