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If you've ever wondered how to get away from sheet music, and play by ear, this is the spot for you! Get away from that written music. It's holding you back! There's a whole world of melodies and harmonies for you discover, and they are already IN YOUR HEAD! Learn how to transfer them to your fingers.
Here's a Bebop exercise over the changes of "There Will Never Be Another You" for all musicians... to enhance your creativity and build your Bebop Box of Tools by imposing a "limit," you lengthen your creativity! Enjoy and share please!
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This is what I think about scales. What are they good for? When should you use them? Which ones should you use? My philosophy about these questions and how I teach my students to learn and use scales. See also How to practice major scales.
How to use your ii V I licks in other songs!
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Bill Evans was so creative in the way he chose voicings for chords. Let's take a close look at some of my favorite chord voicings from his playing and learn how we can improve our playing!
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The best way to learn to scat, is to copy somebody else. It can be difficult to figure out syllables and phrasing, but if you have someone to imitate, it gets easier.
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Hang out with me and let's talk about how to play and construct classic bebop lines. We will use ideas from Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk and all the bebop greats to make our way over these changes and sound melodic and hip while we do so!
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