Sunny jazz standard is one of the most famous jazz songs of all time. In this jazz fusion lesson I will show you some licks in the style of Greg Howe/Brett Garsed that you can use in every 2-5 progression and ideas that you can play over minor, major and altered dominant chords.
In this lesson we will learn one of the most played jazz and gypsy jazz standards - CARAVAN. You will learn how to play the main theme as well as the improvisation over the chord changes . It is full of useful licks that you can use in your jazz vocabulary. Have fun.
The legendary piece written for the motion picture 'Crossroads' (1986).
This interpretation is done by ear and the tablature from the 'Steve Vai - Selections from The Elusive Light & Sound Volume 1' songbook.
All the positions used are original as used by Steve Vai.
"I'll See You in My Dreams" is a famous song written by Isham Jones, lyrics by Gus Kahn, published in 1924. The song was also recorded by Django Reinhardt and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France, so this is Django's version of this beautiful tune followed by one progression of my solo.
La Gitane is a gypsy jazz waltz written by Paul “Tchan Tchou” Vidal (the master of gypsy jazz waltz). This lesson should help you improve your 3/4 time feel, gypsy picking technique and approach to scales and arpeggios with the useful licks that you can find in this masterpiece.