4 Kenny Garrett Patterns to Get Outside on Rhythm Changes (Premium)
Jazz Musicians, Jazz Standards, Playing Techniques, Premium Only
For a long time, patterns in jazz have been popular as a way for jazz improvisers to expand their improvisational toolkit. You see, patterns have a natural order to them that make them perfect for many jazz different improvisation applications.
But every great musician uses patterns in their own unique way…
Today, we’ll be looking at how the one and only Kenny Garrett utilizes patterns in an incredible solo over Rhythm Changes.
Years ago, I can remember hearing this solo for the first time and being totally blown away…Who starts a solo like this? How is he coming up with these things? WHAT is he doing?!?!
It takes place on the Roy Haynes album, Birds of a Feather, over the Charlie Parker tune, Moose The Mooche.
And if you’ve never heard this solo before, you’re in for a treat…
Can you hear how he’s using patterns to get him outside the harmony?
Somehow, he can superimpose ...
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