JAZZ CHORDS – THIS IS HOW TO LEARN AND REMEMBER
Learn and remember jazz chords by following these 8 steps
When you are starting with playing jazz and improvising you are confronted with tons of material you “need” to know.
In this video I will walk you through one of the most essential topics you need to go through for learning jazz – the chords.
Søren is playing a blues in C – using basic chords and some scales
In this tutorial
Why is it important to learn the chords and the progressions by heart?
Begin with the root
Learn the chord notes
Play a guide tone line
Develop the rhythm
What is approach notes
Show, play and analyse a blues solo using chord notes
00:00 JAZZ CHORDS – THIS IS HOW TO LEARN AND REMEMBER
00:24 Søren is playing a blues in C – using basic chords and some scales
01:04 Why is it important to learn the chords and the progressions by heart?
02:05 Begin with the root
04:02 Add rhythm
07:37 Learn the chord notes
11:20 Play a guide tone line
13:34 Develop the rhythm
15:38 What is approach notes
16:39 More rhythm
18:46 Rhythm is the most important thing!
19:32 Show, play and analyse a blues solo using chord notes
22:06 Do you like my saxophone tutorials?
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