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I can’t say enough about Triad Pairs. For me, this concept was a total game changer. After years of struggling with “chord scales”, the Jazz language finally started to open up for me through this method. At this point I look at chord scales as “place holders” of information but I never focus on them as a source of improvisational material. Instead, I look at each chord as a symbol that suggests several potential triads with in a family.
If you want to hear a guitarist who takes the triadic approach to the extreme, I recommend you check out NYC’s own Chris Croccc. Crocco is a disciple of the great George Garzone and he even appears on Garzone’s “Chromatic Triadic” DVD. Here he is playing “Giant Steps”: