Fifth in a series of bread and butter comping patterns for this workhorse pop chord progression…
Expanding the harmony by inserting suspended fourth chords that resolve to the prevailing chord in each bar…
- Shape the phrases so that the dynamics ebb and flow.
- The chords played on the weak beats should be an echo of the chords played on the strong beats.
- Play the pickup note (the last note in each bar) as a subdued and smoothly connected embellishment of the note that follows (chord root played on the strong beat)
- It is critically important to play the bass line melodically!