APPLY THE PENTATONIC SOUND IN YOUR PLAYING
Pentatonic scales and hip pentatonic are not only for Michael Brecker, John Coltrane and Bob Berg.
You can quite easily get a really great pentatonic sound with just a few tools in your backpack.
In this tutorial
Why are pentatonic scales linked to “a modern” sound?
What is a pentatonic scale?
Build pentatonic lines and licks
How do you practice pentatonic scales the best?
Apply pentatonic scales into your own playing
Show, play and analyse two pentatonic licks on II-V-I’s
00:00 PENTATONIC SCALES – HOW TO PRACTICE AND USE IMMEDIATELY
00:26 Søren is playing a blues in G – using pentatonic scales
00:48 In this tutorial
01:19 Why are pentatonic scales linked to “a modern” sound?
02:18 The open sound is a modern sound!
03:13 What is a pentatonic scale?
04:49 Build pentatonic lines and licks
09:03 The other chord scale combinations
10:55 How do you practice pentatonic scales the best?
11:19 Working this out in a stepwise fashion
14:48 More pentatonic scale exercises
15:34 Apply pentatonic scales into your own playing
16:46 Changing between two pentatonic scales
17:57 Show, play and analyse two pentatonic licks on II-V-I’s
19:27 Second example pentatonic jazz line
20:38 Exploring the pentatonic sound
20:30 Do you like my tutorials – check the transcription on my patreon
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