Watch the Limehouse Blues online guitar lesson by Andreas Oberg from Gypsy Jazz Duets
In this example, Frank shares his approach to voice leading. When moving from the G to B7, Frank targets the note that is different, in this case, D#. By featuring this note predominantly, he cues the listener to the progression.
Frank and Andreas then cover the use of diminished arpeggios, reminding us that they don’t begin on the chord’s root. Rather, they begin on the 3rd, 5th or 7th of the scale tones.