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Smoke on the Water - exercises/associated resources

The 4 notes of the Iconic Rock Classic provide us with enormous practice resources!


 Included in the digital download are the following files as seen in the YouTube video: (PDF format for C, Bb and Eb instruments)

1) The catchy Charles Mingus  "Boogie Stop Shuffle" blues  that features the Deep Purple riff notes to such great effect.

2) The Police 'Mother' Blues in 7/8 time that also features these same 4 notes in a different, more angular order, challenging 

3) The "Peter Gunn" theme by Mancini that again features these notes.

4)  The Triad Pair lines shown in the video + Mp3 play along drone

5) The Iconic riff harmonised multiply times with cool Jazz chords notated fully for Piano in Bass and Treble clef + chord symbols.

6) The Jazz classic “Night in Tunisia’s” first 8 bars that features the same tritone sub V chord  as seen in Smoke on the Water + harmonic explanation.

7) The cool Jazz phrases built on just these 4 notes + Mp3  funky Rhodes play along

8) The "Eternal Blues" scale as seen on the video ascending + descending!!!

9) The 3 ’new’ Blues scales in the video: "Hybrid Blues", "Bebop Blues" + "Super Blues" + practice lines that feature these notes to help you assimilate the sounds

10) The Mp4 Video  "Deep Purple - Exercises + Associated Resources"

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