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.
A short lick designed to naturally mix techniques together. Test your sweep picking, hybrid picking and legato. The Chop Shop is designed to give you fresh ideas to break away from boring scale practice and worn out ideas.
This lesson focuses on some of Mike Stern's phrasing concepts: Blues, Chromatics, Enclosures, Outside playing, Tritone Substitions, Bebop phrases and interesting motifs. Lots of material to be used in your personal improvisations.
Hi guys and gals. This lesson 'Discovering Dorian' is a great introduction to some soloing ideas and techniques in a Jazzy fusion style. It uses a mixture between the Dorian and harmonic minor scales in the key of A minor.
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.