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JAZZ SCALES EXPLAINED IN 10 MINUTES (the end to your confusion)

-[ Julian] How’s it running guys? Julian Bradley here from the Jazz Tutorial YouTube channel. I hope you’re doing well. And in today’s video I’m going to answer a common inquiry which I get, which is, “Which scale should I play with each chord form, “and how can you tell which scale to play “with each chord type? ” Now, often, you’ll get a jazz piano volume, and you’ll “re going to the” back of the book, and it will roster a load of magnitudes, and it will say, “When you see this type of chord, play this scale, ” but it won’t actually explain how this works. So personally, I never look at the back of the book to appreciate which scales they indicate. Personally, I like to figure it out from scratch, and I do it merely using a simple principle which I’m about to show you...

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THIS MELODIC SHAPE TAUGHT ME TO PLAY BY EAR

– How’s it starting guys? Julian Bradley here with another occurrence of Everyday Ear Training. And today’s video I’m actually gonna display you an excerpt taken from my free video series on ear qualify, over at themusicalear.com. You can sign up for this any time by e-mail. It’s a series of four videos which you receive by e-mail. And in today’s YouTube video I just want to take an excerpt from that free series, only to give you a preference of what it’s all about. And we’re gonna be talking about common shapes. I’m gonna be sharing an important melodic common shape and I’m gonna be indicating you how a lot of playing music by ear works by only spotting these common shapes which are heard in many fragments of music.

And when you hear a common shape it tells you where the music is, where ...

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From SCALE practice to JAZZ LICKS – Work towards Music!

(Jazz Guitar) – Hi everybody my name is Jens Larsen. We are all practicing our scales and doing exercises and hopefully you are also taking these exercises and trying to make some lines with them. You wanna do that because that’s when you really know that you can play the things that you are practicing and this of course also a really great way to expand your vocabulary. In this video I want to show you how you can take some of the fairly common scale exercises that you are probably already doing and turn them into lines and give you some strategies about using the things you are practicing and I also want to show you a few ways to modify or adjust the way that you are practicing your scales, so you get some exercises that are really easy to turn into lines...

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