Instructor: Martin Miller Level: Intermediate Topic: Rhythm Style: Jazz
Excerpt: Hey IG, Welcome to the final chapter of my little Blues series. Be ready to dig into some Charlie Parker style jazz blues playing. Once again form, rhythm, melody and harmony are quite a bit more sophisticated than the previous examples. Be sure to LISTEN to a few examples from the masters to get to know what you’re supposed to sound like. Some of th...
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Instructor: Martin Miller Level: Intermediate Topic: Improvising Style: Jazz
Excerpt: On to the soloing! This solo consists of several phrases. Some blues-y, some jazz-y. Note how the more jazz-influenced lines are mainly played around the II-Vs and the turnaround bars at the end of the form, while especially the first bit is more based on major/minor pentatonics. Good luck with this tutorial and enjoy!
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