Master All The Things You Are Part III: The Walkdown (Premium)

By

Eric

Jazz Musicians, Jazz Standards, Premium Only, Tunes

All the Things You Are is one of the first tunes musicians learn when it comes to jazz improvisation. But unlike many players think, it’s not exactly an “easy tune” or something that only beginners should play… While each section poses unique challenges, the Final ‘A’ section contains essential musical concepts that every serious improviser must …

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Sonny Stitt Minor Exercises

The Sonny Stitt Playbook – His 2 Exercises to Master Minor (Premium)

By

Forrest

Jazz Language, Jazz Musicians, Premium Only, Transcribing

What if you had Sonny Stitt’s practice journal in your hands right now? All his genius lines and exercises written out. Everything, literally everything, complete with diagrams and descriptions of what he practiced…wouldn’t that be nice? Well, unfortunately, unless he’s your relative, chances are this will never be the case. You’ll never have those practice …

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Miles Davis: The Power of the Triad

By

Eric

Chords, Jazz Musicians, Playing Techniques

Perhaps the most impressive thing about the musical masters that we look up to isn’t their ability to create incredibly fast and complex lines or even their vast library of harmonic knowledge… It lies in something much more simple – their uncanny ability to take the most fundamental elements of music and create meaningful ideas …

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