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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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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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Essential Ear Training system - part 1- melody chord relationships

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Essential Ear Training system - part 1- melody chord relationships

This Ear Training System is about getting to know/becoming friends with each note of the major scale - how each one is unique in its relation to the tonic or root chord. To facilitate this process each degree is associated with well known tunes by Queen, Bach, Mozart, The Beatles, The Police, Beethoven, Hoagy Carmichael and many others! In the video I talk about 'musical gravity' and the harmonic series and give tests and suggest ways to practice, strengthen this the essential Skill that is of paramount importance for the musician. 1:40 the root 2:15 the sixth 3:10 Musical Gravity...

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