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9+ "Dope' Natural Minor Scale harmonisations tutorial

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9+ "Dope' Natural Minor Scale harmonisations tutorial

  Speaker 1 (00:13): Hi. In this video we are going to look at nine plus ways to harmonize the natural minor scale. Please note the audio snips are purposely short for educational illustration as the intention is not to infringe any copyright. Example one basic. In this first example, we are going to harmonize the a natural minor scale with just one four and five minor chords of the scale Speaker 2 (00:43): [inaudible]. Speaker 1 (01:00): This simple harmonization brings out the Samba, perhaps sad quality that the natural minor evokes that is characterized by the flat sixth...

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The John Coltrane Pentatonic guitar version

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The John Coltrane Pentatonic guitar version

The unusual musical shapes the notes of the Coltrane Pentatonic produce provide a wealth of challenging material for the player looking for new sophisticated sounds and unexpected melodic challenges. Video Transcript: Speaker 1 (00:01): The John Coltrane pentatonic Speaker 2 (00:20): [inaudible]. Speaker 1 (00:20): Hi, listening to John Coltrane's, incredibly lyrical solo on wise one from his deeply spiritual Crescent album, I came across a group of notes that intrigued me, that I transcribed so that I could start playing around and experimenting with. So in this video, I wish to share my discoveries and hope that this may...

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The 'Blues' Arpeggio - exercises + tutorial

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The 'Blues' Arpeggio - exercises + tutorial

For the student of improvisation the minor /major 3rd sound dichotomy is essential to know and love as it is arguably the most fundamental sound of Jazz and Blues. There is no arpeggio that is taught academically that contains both Major + Minor, that is until now. The BLUES ARPEGGIO offers a solution to this massive hole in music education. Transcript: Hi. Most people have heard of the idea that there is a missing link between man and apes. Jazz duets believes also there is a missing link between the major and minor arpeggios in music and the video you...

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10 + BLUES ESSENTIAL YOU NEED TO KNOW - tutorial

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10 + BLUES ESSENTIAL YOU NEED TO KNOW - tutorial

11 of the most Important Blues progressions heard in thousands of Jazz/Blues classics presented in a clear logical order. I have written a solo to accompany each progression with bring the sounds out of the changing Harmony that feature lines from the following great artists of Jazz: Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, Sidney Bechet, Pat Metheny, Dizzy Gillespie + Miles Davis. Transcript Hi. In this video we are going to look and listen to these 10 blues progressions that are essential to know and love from the basic three-chord blues to the 17 chords Jazz...

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The John Coltrane pentatonic exercises and applications

Posted by Christoph Dahn on

The John Coltrane pentatonic exercises and applications

Listening to John Coltrane's incredibly lyrical solo on "Wise One" from his deeply spiritual crescent album, I came across a group of notes that intrigued me, that I transcribed so that I could start playing around and experimenting with. In this video, I wish to share my discoveries, and hope that this may inspire you to do the same. PDF+ Mp3 here: https://jazzduets.com/collections/exe...

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