Major jazz guitar lick | Thirds intervals

In this lesson, we're going to take a look at the intervals and more specifically thirds intervals. In music theory an interval is the distance between two notes. For example wih the C major scale (C-D-E-F-G-A-B) : 

Let's take the C and the D and we get a second. The C and E, we get a major third interval, C and F we get a fourth, C and G we get a fifth, C and A a sixth, C and B a seventh.

Intervals can be minor, major, diminished, augmented or perfect.We will come back to the intervals in detail later in another lesson.

 This jazz guitar lick is in the key of C. It is made of four thirds intervals :

  • The first interval is a minor third (B - D)
  • The second is also a minor third (A - C)
  • The third interval is major third (G - B)
  • The fourth intervals is a minor third interval (E - G)

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