Meet the Instructors. Lick - Bluesy Minor. In this video, Paul Silbergleit demonstrates the Bluesy Minor lick.
Matt Warnock is the Chord soloing, and single-note soloing for that matter, over minor keys can be tricky with all the different alterations that you have under your fingers for each chord in the minor ii V I progression. By working out licks such as this one, you will be able to add vocabulary to your minor-key chord soloing ideas, while expanding your knowledge of chord substitution, chord superimposition and chord inversions all at the same time.
Chet Baker was one of the most natural of improvisors. Whether playing trumpet or scatting, his lines flowed easily and seamlessly requiring no apparent effort on his part. It opens with a chromatic from below-scale from above-chromatic from below approach to the 3rd of the A-7then proceeds up two notes of the dorian chord scale which leads to a pair of approaches to the 7th and 5th of the D7 finally arpeggiating down to the 5th of the Gmaj7.
Learning and assimilating the concepts behind these jazz guitar licks is a great way to improve your improvisational skills and expand your jazz vocabulary. Players such as Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie brought fresh levels of excitement to their solos, ushering in a new era of jazz improvisation. In this lesson, you will learn 25 classic bebop licks to use in your solos.
You can find great lessons like these on his site MattWarnockGuitar. Check it out for some easy jazz licks! Learning how to play jazz guitar can seem like a tough hill to climb for many beginner jazz guitarists.
Wondering how to play jazz scales? A scale is a group of musical notes which work together. A jazz scale is simply a scale that can be used over a piece of jazz music.
What could you possibly gain from it? But more importantly, you should listen to the music you like, just as much as you practice it. This will help you develop an intuitive sense of continuity in improvisation and composition.
When learning minor 7 th licks or any type of jazz licks, it is important to practice them in a musical context. This minor 7 th licks study demonstrates how you can apply the minor 7 th licks taught in different articles on this site into a musical situation. Although each of the licks in this minor 7 th licks study is featured in different articles, they may not sound exactly the same in this lesson. But rather than been 32 bars this minor 7 th licks chord progression is 16 bars.
This brief blues licks lesson is all about the importance and effectiveness of phrasing based upon soulful sax influences. Note the muted octave string rake used in the opening figure, something I frequently use to put an exclamation point on any note in a solo. The ties add an extra layer of phrasing to the mix.
In this lesson we will see how to harmonize the melodic minor scale in thirds with seventh chords. In other words we will see how to build seventh chords by stacking thirds from each degree of the melodic minor scale. The melodic minor scale is a variation of the Dorian mode which is the second mode of the major scaleit is made up of :. The only difference is that the melodic minor scale contain a major seventh 7whereas the Dorian mode is built with a minor seventh b 7.