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My Minor Chord To Play &The Melody Note is The 11th(4th) of the Chord-The Kenny Barron Voicing

Yeah that’s right the Kenny Barron Voicing is built from 2 stacked 5ths in each hand separated by a minor 2nd.

I found a neat video on YouTube which explains the voicing played below by one of the best online jazz tutors Hayden from pianogroove.

This one of my favourite minor voicing for the piano its sound fantastic with a bit of practice you can bring this into your playing anytime Let’s look at the Kenny Barron voicing – for C minor 11:

C  G  D  /  Eb  Bb  F

It has all 6 notes of the C minor 11 chord (C Eb G Bb D F) – but they’re spread apart in 5ths (except for D – Eb).

It’s called ‘The Kenny Barron Voicing’ because it was made famous by the jazz pianist Kenny Barron.

If you can’t reach a 9th, try rippling it, or hold down the pedal and arpeggiate it...

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Basic Music Composition Techniques pdf | Jazz Voicing Upper Structures

Free Composing Software

The best part is, you don’t have to spend a ton of money. In fact, you don’t have to spend any money at all. There is a great notation software program called musescore, and it is available for mac or pc for free. The sound is usually not the greatest, but you can also look for SF2 sound files on the internet and load them into the program.

Musescore
Sibelius First
ScoreCloud
Noteflight
Flat

And here are some free soundfonts. These can be used with Musescore to get a better sound out of the program:
http://nando.oui.com.br/pages/soundfonts.html
http://www.schristiancollins.com/generaluser.php

Upper structures, also called upper structure triads, are triads that have been superimposed above a tritone...

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Jazz Improvisation Exercises pdf

Hello and welcome to a NewJazz theory lesson. In this video we will learn some simple but very useful jazz piano exercises. These exercises will help us a great deal when improvising jazz and modal jazz. Now let me try to play a little solo to demonstrate the sound we can make when mastering these exercises. This solo is actually not very complicated. It may sound complicated… but as a matter of fact it is build upon some very simple techniques…

And it is these techniques we are going to explore in this lesson. The big secret is to simplify everything. So we are going to use only these 3 fingers. And we place the three fingers in one simple hand grip… like this! Every exercise in this lesson will be about this hand grip and these 3 fingers. It happens that this hand grip is very powerful...

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“Jazz is the mother of hip-hop” | JAZZ NIGHT IN AMERICA

The new guard of soulful, improvising artists on the scene today — musicians such as Kamasi Washington, Kendrick Lamar, and Robert Glasper — freely fuse jazz and hip-hop in their sounds. This is an evolved place from earlier eras when a hip-hop artist would sample a jazz riff into the production, or a jazz musician would play with beats and a DJ scratching over a bebop head.

Beginning with Louis Armstrong and Louis Jordan in the ’20s, through the efforts of ’60s and ’70s pioneers like Herbie Hancock, Donald Byrd and Quincy Jones, and into the golden age of hip-hop with trailblazers like a Tribe Called Quest and Guru (and later with M-Base members like Steve Coleman and Greg Osby), the line between hip-hop and jazz has been progressively blurred.

And now, jazz and hip-hop stand together...

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Jazz Crossroads of America: Birth of the Cool, Birth of the School

HISTORIC MOMENTS TO MONUMENTAL MUSIC. MUSIC. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> THE DAWN OF THE 1960s WAS >> THE DAWN OF THE 1960s WAS RIPE FOR REVOLUTION.

RIPE FOR REVOLUTION. THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT SPARKED DEBATE ABOUT  CULTURAL DIVIDE AND IN TOWNS ACROSS DIVIDE AND IN TOWNS ACROSS AMERICA,

INTEGRATION TOOK HOLD. AMERICA,  FOR INDIANA AVENUE, THE EMMY FOR INDIANA AVENUE, THE EMMY EPICENTER, THE END OF FORCED EPICENTER,

THE END OF FORCED SEGREGATION LED TO DOWNTOWN EXPANSION AND THE ONE DYNAMIC EXPANSION AND THE ONE DYNAMIC CORRIDOR DISAPPEARED.

YET 60 MILES SOUTH, SOMETHING WAS STIRRING AT INDIANA WAS STIRRING AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY’S SCHOOL OF MUSIC.

IN THE 1950s, STUDENTS AND AND MUSICIANS SUCH AS DAVID BAKER, DAVID BAKER, ALC OUABAIN AND JERRY COKER  was PLAYIN...

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what does the locrian mode sound like

Would you like to learn more about the locrian mode? This video will help.

In today’s tutorial I break down the theory, construction, and improvise tips to help you add the locrian scale into your bag of tricks.

The first thing to keep in mind when learning this mode is that it’s the 7th mode of the major scale.

This is usually where people start when learning more about modes.

But, often times people will do a weird shortcut in their brain where if they’re playing B locrian mode they often times just think C major scale.

The problem that comes in with this method of thought is you end up playing lines that don’t really sound great over half diminished chords.

It’s best to think of locrian as it’s own entity in itself.

In terms of music theory, I like to use this scale over half diminishe...

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Jazz EPIC CHORD VOICING LESSON | Tritone Sub Voicings In All Keys

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( keyboard frolics) -[ Julian Bradley] How’s it exiting, guys? Julian Bradley now for the Jazz Tutorial YouTube channel. I hope you’re doing well. And in today’s video, I’m going to do a follow-up to my recent tritone substitution reading. And when I affixed that tritone substitution lesson I got quite a few observes soliciting more talk about chord voices. Because as I said in the lesson, at the least half of the power with tritone substitute is squandering nice chord articulations. So in this video, I’m just gonna share with you a set of voicings which I often use when I represent tritone substitution...

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How To Play Block Chords (JAZZ PIANO) Part 1/2

Hi! Today I want to show you how they are able to “block out” some chords and play the “block chords” style. And the “block chords” style is pretty much like this: For precedent...

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Jazz Improvisation Techniques – Simple Scale Hacks

https://www.freejazzlessons.com/jazz-… Would you like to learn some jazz improvisation techniques? This brand new video tutorial will help. Make sure you visit the url  to get the full lesson and learn more jazz improvisation techniques. If you want to become great at jazz improvisation it’s essential that you learn how to improvise over common chord progressions.

That’s why having jazz improvisation techniques you can rely on and you have mastered is absolutely essential. In this jazz improvisation techniques video we look at the most common jazz chord progression, the ii V I chord progression.

Since the 2 5 1 occurs in a million different jazz standards it’s essential that you have a variety of different jazz improvisation techniques to play over it...

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SMOOTH CHORD PROGRESSION LESSON (Jazz Piano Tutorial)

( forte-piano music) -[ Julian] How’s it extending guys? Julian Bradley here from TheMusicalEar.com. In today’s video I’m gonna share with you my chord advance of the week. I’m gonna start by playing the original v9ersion, and then I’m going to share a couple of other variances, which you can do on the same chord advance. So here is the original form.( piano music) So the chords start on C-minor-Seven, and I’m expending an interesting voicing. It’s called an open sound, whatever it is you hop-skip every other observe. So “youre playing” C, you skip the Third, play G, bounced the root, play-act E-Flat, bounce G, and play B-Flat. This is a nice open voice. It sounds very clean when you play it...

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