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This is another Maj7b5 arpeggio idea that is played over a groove made famous by the great jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal. He played this groove on a tune called "Poinciana". Since then, the groove has always been associated with this tune. Given the tension created by this chord, this groove is a nice way to dig into the sound of this arpeggio.