"Good improvisation communicates harmonic progression melodically. Effective melodies manipulate harmonic content through the use of guide tones and preparatory gravity notes, masterfully woven in systematic tension, release, and transparent harmonic definition."
We posted this great study in 'ii V7 I' progressions in the classic John Coltrane tune, "Giant Steps" a few years ago. A virtual "rite of passage" song for the jazz student, this manifests rapid-fire 'ii V7 I' changes at light speed. It's fun to try, and even for the beginner at slower a tempo, the opportunity to see it unravel visually in action is quite an education.
This Dan Cohen YouTube video presents not only the tune, but written map of some of 'Trane's own solo riffs.