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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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Larry Goldings – Jazz Organ Lesson 1

When you’re playing organ, you can be more orchestral, and they are able to have substance moving around that only adds to the texture of what’s going on, you know, in the band. You take your 9th ambiance and you move it down to the root, to the major 7, to the dominant 7, and you SUS it, and you resolve that with the 9 or the b9, you did the same happen here. The object is, I’m not just plotting down the chords, chord to chord, chord to chord, chord to chord. I want to be very economic in how I do it, so let’s look at this G child. Db9, I’m not moving anywhere. I want to harmonize this E, but I don’t want it to sound pedestrian, you are familiar, so what do I do? I go…

I wanted to get some crunchy memoranda in there...

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