Outside (jazz)

In jazz improvisation, outside playing describes an approach where one plays over a scale, mode or chord that is harmonically distant from the given chord. There are several common techniques to playing outside, that include side-stepping or side-slipping, superimposition of Coltrane changes,[1] and polytonality.[2]

Side-slipping complementation: C7 chord/Lydian dominant scale (chord-scale system) and complement Play .
Side-slipping on rhythm changes B section, written for a B-flat instrument Play .
Side-slipping through distant ii–V Play .