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Meticulously prepared online video courses for a seamless, stress free jazz improvisation learning journey.
Each one has a different focus and learning goal - but they all have one thing in common:
Keeping you inspired whilst practicing sometimes profound and challenging jazz theory!
Next Level Minor Chord Techniques
Foundational Soul Scale Course
Thesaurus Of Minor Triad Pairs
My most advanced, all-level online video courses & downloadable courses
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Available as 8 Separate Course Modules - From beginner to intermediate level -
176 Course Videos, MP3's, PDF's, All levels & instruments
Learn to masterfully express emotions in your improvisations -
The ultimate Toolbox for MUSICIANS, EDUCATORS + COMPOSERS to manifest their inner creativity.
“It is all about possibilities and how to use the different flavours!"
12 ways of improvising over an f minor groove. 13 Course Videos - MIDI's, All instruments
These courses are the `flagship´ Resources of Jazzduets, tested and tried by many and constantly improved. You should enroll if:
• You play an instrument and want the solid and broad musical foundationneeded to improvise Jazz and Blues
• You are hungry to know and practice the secret exotic jazz notes the greats use
• You are looking for a tried and tested study method that will take you closer to your goals
• You are looking for an abundance of material to keep you busy for literally years
• You are looking for a deep dive in to the secrets of learning improvisation
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This download features Triad pair exercises over the famous groovy chords of Cantaloupe Island by Herbie Hancock that will challenge you technically whilst training your ear to hear these harmonies taking your playing to a new level.
This digital Pdf ( in 4 versions: for Bb Sax and Bb Trumpet + Eb Sax + C instruments) contains :
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The bright, uplifting, ethereal sound of superimposing the Minor pentatonic on the Major 7th chord is a wonder addition to any improvisors toolbox of sounds.
When we superimpose the Minor Pentatonic on to the 7th degree of the major 7th chord we highlight the major 7th, 9th, the 3rd, #11 and 13th (or 6th) - the higher extensions of the chords.
Understanding + adding these uplifting ethereal sounds to our repertoire will help us to take our playing higher levels.
The download includes the following:
This download is a package of multiple Jazzduets Approach Note Exercises put together:
This group of resources is the first product of its kind, that offers step by step exercises that train you to add coherent, cool, jazzy chromatic notes to your lines (the ones pros use!)
The Approach Note technique outlined here is such a tremendous system as it can be applied in an infinite number of ways. The only limit after having studied the system will be your imagination!
Playing in Odd time Signatures like 7/4 is a great fun way to practice and strengthen rhythmic understanding.
Command of Rhythm and Rhythmic variety is key to sounding competent as an improvisor.
A stunning technique is useless if you cannot play in time.
This Jazzduets arrangement of the Timeless classic 'Amazing Grace' has been written to challenge and inspire. It features:
1) 7/4 time, sometimes alternating groups of 223 and 332, which keeps the player on their toes!
2) 12 modulations . The tune modulates up a half step every, upping the emotional charge.
3) Rich Jazz harmony - secondary dominants, Upper extensions, modal interchange to name a few!
4) Tasty melodic lines drawn from the great American Jazz continuum.
The Digital Download contains the following:
Now, for the first time a DEFINITIVE Blues Ear training system comprising all the chord options serious students of Jazz need to know in 12 keys!
This innovative system + tests has been meticulously designed to train you to hear + understand the 10 + most important tried and tested Jazz/ Blues progressions of the Great American Jazz continuum.
Immersing your ears in these vital chord sequences, you will deepen your understanding of Jazz harmony, taking your musicianship/improvisation to a much higher level.
This digital download includes the following:
The innovative Hendrix Pentatonic combines the Major and Minor 3rd producing a compelling dichotomy of sound that is angular and unusual rarely seen in traditional resource books.
Arguably the Major and Minor 3rd is the musical Ying Yang of Jazz and Blues.
The specially written exercises in this PDF challenge the ear and fingers with wide, spacious patterns designed to familiarize the player to this edgy scale whilst at the same time opening up a myriad of new possibilities to the improvisor.
The 35 page PDF is suitable for most Treble instruments: Flutes, Saxes, Trumpet, Piano, Guitar, Clarinet etc- as the range of each exercise has been very carefully considered.
Tetratonic scales (4 note scales) are fascinating when inverted and mixed up as they produce unusual, modern, inspiring sounds, which challenge the technique and expand the ear! Files Included: