"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've mentioned the intriguing electric jazz stylings of Kentucky thoroughbred 5-string baritone mandolinist, Danny Williamsbefore. We were recently enchanted by his three year-old YouTube tango chord melody rendition of Beautiful Love, the 1931 waltz composed by Wayne King, Victor Young and Egbert Van Alstyne lyrics by Haven Gillespie). The song has become a widely used standard by many jazz musicians.