This one always gets ’em going. It’s my knuckle ball. Did you have the brazen confidence to go one more chorus, but ran out of ideas 8 bars in? Bust this out. The rules governing its notes and shape are elusive, but it doesn’t sound completely random. Let’s break it down:
This time starting on G, what we see are minor triads descending by half step, but ascending and descending up the horn through the next available inversion. It’s a few simple concepts you’ve practiced before, combined in an unusual way.