Watch the Dem Changes One online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Jazz Guitar 10: Advanced Soloing Principles

Dem Changes One - Breakdown is a video guitar lesson presented by Sheryl Bailey and is sourced from Essentials: Bebop Etudes.


The secret to nailing the changes AND nailing the proper extensions of the dom7 chords is to understand the min∆ arpeggio first. There are two uses of it here: as an alt dom7 and as a natural dom7. Both of these are contained in the jazz melodic minor scale, but don't worry about that scale, get to the heart of the matter with using the arpeggio and you'll be an instant hipster!