This short warm up is a melody based on a Major 7 #5 chord. The melody starts on the Root, ascends to the #5, ascends to the Major 3rd, descends to the Major 7, ascends to the Major 9. The melody starts on concert C major 7 #5 and continues around the circle of fourths through the 12 keys. This melody will work well as a substitute for a normal Major chord and also works well on it’s relative minor – i.e. C Major 7 #5 used over A minor Major 7.