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.
"Billie's Bounce" (also known as "Bill's Bounce") is a jazz composition written by Charlie Parker in 1945 in the form of a 12 bar jazz/blues in F. My “Billie’s Bounce” lesson is actually two lessons in one: the accompaniment and soloing. You will learn how to play walking bass with chords and how to solo over 12 bar jazz/blues p...
"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.
This lessons shows you how to make your solos more interesting by using chromatic notes and sidestepping in order to create tension and release. Players using these concepts include Greg Howe and Guthrie Govan.
In this gypsy jazz lesson we will learn "Sweet Georgia Brown" - a must know gypsy jazz and jazz standard. You will learn how to play the main theme with variations and 2 progressions of an improvisation with many useful licks.
This lesson is about establishing a selection of arpeggios that we can use to superimpose over a minor 7 chord when improvising. There are some cool licks you can use and it will help you make your own.
This lesson will help you to spice your approach of one of the most important point in jazz and fusion playing, the II V I. 5 licks are shown and explained using modern ideas of thinking and playing. Interesting points of harmony like diatonic substitution are tackled.