Mike Scott and I sat down one morning to record a bit. Here's one of our favorites from that day - the Duke Ellington classic, "All Too Soon."
Some advice that helped me progress as a jazz musician and saved my sanity as life got complicated. If you'd like to support me, you can do so here: https://paypal.me/aimn
This was my video for Jam Of The Week on Facebook this week to celebrate one of my hero's birthdays...Mr. John Coltrane. I didn't have much time so I stopped and got a little crazy with this!
The bebop scale is a descending major scale, with a flatted seventh added that is typically used over a dominant or V7 chord when improvising. Let's make sure we know how to finger it.
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What is a jazz jam? How do you choose one? What do you do once you are there? How do you prepare to go? What's the etiquette? Who solos first? SO MANY QUESTIONS. SO MANY ANSWERS. -- See also Aimee's Top 25 Jazz Standards To Know
Hello musicians! Have you ever met someone who doesn't know how to hold their instrument without playing it? In this video, we try to raise Noodler Awareness and stop these people in their tracks!
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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