Watch the Half Diminished Patterns online guitar lesson by Tom Dempsey from 30 Jazz Arpeggio Licks You MUST Know
In this lesson, we take a look at an eight bar idea using the half diminished 7th chord arpeggio. Here I show you how to use a different sequence to create a long flowing descending line. Then, we resolve the idea using a riff based motif that helps to ground the overall clarity of the example.
Being able to fuse these types of techniques together is essential to developing cohesive lines that swing.