Here's the first in a mini series of free lessons in which I'm aiming to demonstrate how you can add some extra colour to your solos by adding just one note to the pentatonic scale. This lesson contains four licks in Cm, with added "blue note"!
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.
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.
"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.