Chord note solos – strong jazz lines with awesome rhythm
Instantly boost your jazz skills using this method
Playing chord note solos really improves your overview of any tune.
You learn the sound of the tune and the functions of the chords.
Playing chord note solos should be in your basic jazz skill set.
And you really need to get your basic skills down to be able to use them well.
Your basic skills start with knowing the chord notes and how to play solos using these.
Boost your jazz skills – practise your chord note solos – play strong rhythmic melodies
In this tutorial
Why are the chord notes more important than the scales?
What chord notes can I use to play a solo?
Play 100 guide tone lines
Improvise – guide tone line + more chord notes
Spice it up – quarter notes and eight notes
Add even more chord notes
Show, play and analyse a short solo on “Take the A-train” using chord notes and guide tone lines
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00:00 Chord note solos – strong jazz lines with awesome rhythm
00:36 Søren is playing the jazz standard “Take the A-train”
00:58 In this tutorial
01:29 Why are the chord notes more important than the scales?
03:11 What chord notes can I use to play a solo?
04:27 Play 100 guide tone lines
05:31 USE RHYTHM!!!
06:55 Improvise – guide tone line + more chord notes
08:34 Spice it up – quarter notes
09:22 More spice – eight notes
09:55 Add even more chord notes
11:20 Add rhythm!!!
12:11 Much more chord note solos
12:51 Show, play and analyse a short solo on “Take the A-train”
14:32 Do you like my tutorials – support me on Patreon
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