Category Jazzy Bluesy Lessons

Jazz Improvisation – Guide Tones

Align:start hi guys so in this video I wanted to hi guys so in this video I wanted to hi guys so in this video I wanted to discuss guide tones and why they’re discuss guide tones and why they’re discuss guide tones and why they’re important now a guide tone is the 3rd important now a guide tone is the 3rd important now a guide tone is the 3rd and the 7th of any chord or the court and the 7th of any chord or the court and the 7th of any chord or the court that you currently on on a given song or that you currently on on a given song or that you currently on on a given song or chord progression so for example if chord progression so for example if chord progression so for example if you’re on the chord C major 7 your guide you’re on the chord C major 7 your guide you’re on the chord C maj...

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Jon Cleary – History of New Orleans Piano

IN THE HISTORY OF NEW ORLEANS PIANO MUSIC, THAT FEATURES, You are familiar, A LOT OF HORNS, A LOT OF DRUMS, AND THE PIANO– AND THE PIANO’S A HIP LITTLE TOOL BECAUSE IT KIND OF ALLOWS YOU TO REPRODUCE WHAT ALL THE ELEMENTS OF A BAND WOULD DO. SO YOU HAVE THE PERCUSSION …( scatting) … THE SYNCOPATION, WHICH IS AT THE ROOT OF NEW ORLEANS MUSIC. IT’S VERY SYNCOPATED, VERY FUNKY. AND THEN YOU HAVE THE … THE HARMONICA ASPECT: YOU CAN GET TO PLAY AROUND WITH THESE LOVELY CHORD CHANGES. YOU Get THE BLUES. YOU HAVE THE BLUES … AND YOU HAVE THIS 12/8 GROOVE FROM BACK IN THE … AND THEN YOU HAVE– WHAT THEY CALL HERE, THEY CALL IT A RUMBA. IT’S A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT Symbolize FROM RUMBA IN CUBA OR IN SPAIN. YOU HAVE THIS LITTLE GROOVE...

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Music as a Language: Victor Wooten at TEDxGabriolaIsland

It’s true I was born into a band,exceedingly literally, I mean that literally. When I was born, my four older brothers who were already playing music, knew that they needed a bass player( Laughter) to round out the family strip. I was born into that character. As I’m older I’m looking back right now , now that I’m called a teacher. When I look back on that, and how I was taught, I realized that I wasn’t really schooled. Which is why I say that music is a language; because if you think about your first language, for me, and perhaps most of us here might be English, so I’m just going to go with English. If you think about how you learned it, you recognise you weren’t taught it. Public simply spoke to you...

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Victor Wooten: Music Theory is SIMPLE!

Align:start but theory doesn’t have to be difficult but theory doesn’t have to be difficult but theory doesn’t have to be difficult let me show you let me show you let me show you hey how many people practice in all keys hey how many people practice in all keys hey how many people practice in all keys raise your hand high be proud keep your raise your hand high be proud keep your raise your hand high be proud keep your hand up hand up hand up how many key oh no

I’m not I can’t ask how many key oh no I’m not I can’t ask how many key oh no I’m not I can’t ask Lucas that’s Bob son all right okay Lucas that’s Bob son all right okay Lucas that’s Bob son all right okay how many keys are there I say it 12 good how many keys are there I say it 12 good how many keys are there I say it 12 good answ...

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