5 Bud Powell Tunes Every Improviser Should Know (Premium)
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Every musician dreams of creating solos full of flowing melodic lines. To play compelling ideas over fast tunes, ballads, complex chord progressions, and standard forms like the blues or rhythm changes…
The only problem is that most of us are trying to achieve this melodic vision with the same old scales and exercises, piecing them together on our own in the dark.
But the thing is, we don’t have to guess or get stuck in dead ends anymore. There’s an entire world of amazing melodies out there waiting to show us the way.
As a practicing musician, you can talk about music theory and its accompanying scales & chords all you want. But if you’re serious about developing your melodic lines, at some point you need to deal directly with the language of this music from the masters that played it.
You see, the musical ideas of the best players should be your starting point for learning the concepts of jazz improvisation. This is the art of the art form, not just the words and theories that describe it…
And one simple way to do this is by studying the compositions of your ...
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