Melodic pattern

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In music and jazz improvisation, a melodic pattern (or sequence) is a repetitive pattern that can be used with any scale. It is used primarily for use in solos because, when practiced enough, it can be extremely useful when improvising.

Melodic pattern in C major.[1]

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  1. ^ Berle, Arnie (1997). Mel Bay Encyclopedia of Scales, Modes and Melodic Patterns, p.9. ISBN 0-7866-1791-8.

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