This video is a simple chord progression using rhythmic runs or little variations at the end of the bar of each chord. If you know the chords and inversions well, you will be able to play a lot of variations and fills to give it a richer feeling and a sense of syncopation to the progression.
These fills in each chord can be made up with the notes that belong to each chord in any inversion, or with the notes that are part of the chord and with others that are not. Although, these notes must be part of the scale of the progression that is being played.
For example, in the chord E we can play notes like B, G#, F#, and D. Even though F# and D are not notes within the chord, they still belong to the scale that we are playing and they will sound good.
The important thing to know here about inversions and scales is that knowing scales does not necessarily mean that you will only be using them to play fast solos, but that they can be used for many other things.
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