ii7-V7-IM7 Soloing Ideas: Doodles

Look around the room and find a simple visual pattern. It could be a shape or texture or something else that grabs your attention. Here is one such doodle of a visual pattern. How would you interpert this visual doodle musically? Don't consciously choose each note. Just commit to the idea and trust the notes and time and rhythm to what feels right and allow the details to be filled in by your knowledge of the scales and chords and chord progression.

jazz soling ideas doodles

Here's one of Frank's interpretations:

Fluent improvisation requires you to commit to an idea that encompasses a coherent idea (a pattern) in time, space, contour, rhythm, texture, feeling, attitude, or whatever... and PLAY IT!