When you see a 251 chord progression, realize that you don't have to play it as written. There are options. Let me show you a few of my favorites!
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At the beginning of the summer, my son Charlie and I were listening to the band, Bread, and the song Aubrey came on. I had heard it before but not for a long time. Charlie immediately fell in love with it. We decided to do something about our love for this song, so I called up my friend Jason Neubauer and asked him if he would help.
He sent a beautiful guitar part, I made an arrangement with vocal harmonies and Charlie sang lead.
Everything was recorded at my home (except the guitar) and between Jason and I, we mixed and mastered the project. This is the result.
It feels so good to have made something with Charlie and I hope you all enjoy it!
Let's take my "point and sing" practice method and really stretch the limits of what is possible! I reserve the right to stretch even further in the future.
One of the most fun advanced piano improv techniques is the playing of lines in unison with two hands. No one set a finer example of how to pull this off than Phineas Newborn. Drawing from a 1962 Jazz Scene USA video of the Phineas Newborn Jr. Trio (with Al McKibbon and Kenny Dennis), I take one of these epic two-handed lines and create an exercise for you!
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