When I asked my friends to help me come up with the most swinging pop and rock melodies they could think of, they really stepped up! I had fun putting together this list and playing them for you. In the follow-up video, we will talk about what makes a really good swinging melody and how to phrase it so that it swings even harder!
Let's train your brains and your fingers to play this hip polyrhythm that I learned from Red Garland on his famous Blues By Five solo with the Miles Davis Quintet!
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This is my new friend, Donaldo who stopped by for a lesson on his trip to Los Angeles. He's visiting from Nicaragua and he's trying to learn how to build a jazz solo. I was so happy to help! If you'd like to support my channel, you can donate here: https://paypal.me/aimn
Over 1 hour video - Aimee Nolte Live And Figuring Out LICKS Of Your Choice! We figured out Bill Evans, Benny Golson, Stevie Wonder, Stan Getz, Muse, and Tribal Tech licks LIVE just now. Make sure and subscribe to my YouTube channel, Aimee Nolte Music to be a part of these live sessions. It doesn’t cost a penny and it’s super fun. Enjoy and share please! If you’d like to support my channel, click here to donate: https://paypal.me/aimn
Live november 7th 2017 - Bridge over Troubled Water (Simon and Garfunkel) - Time After Time (Cindy Lauper) - They long to be (Close To You) - Burt Bacharach - Misty (Erroll Garner) - Take The A Train (Billy Strayhorn) Giant Steps (John Coltane)... and much more! Also featuring John Nolte!
One of my favorite Hoagy Carmichael compositions, recorded with my new equipment! Memphis In June paints a beautiful picture of the South, like only Hoagy Carmichael could do. If you'd like to support my channel, please donate here: https://paypal.me/aimn
This is a sampling of my 7 video bebop series for instrumentalists and vocalists. Using the blues, the bebop scale, classic licks from Bird and Diz, and much more, learn how to become a great bebop soloist and let's have some fun while we do it!
Using Imagine Dragons' "It's Time", I walk you very slowly and methodically through the way I think about reharmonizing popular music to fit the jazz idiom. We draw from the melody and utilize chords from within the key and from out of the key to create color and excitement!
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