The Clifford Brown Workbook: 11 Exercises on Joy Spring [PDF] (Premium)
Clifford Brown is one of those rare musicians that always seems to play the perfect solo. Every phrase is expertly crafted, every note is musical, and each idea is delivered with impeccable sound …
If you’re sitting here like me, wishing you had even one of these qualites in your improvised solos, Clifford Brown is the perfect player for you to study.
What we often forget is that wishing for certain techniques to pop up in your playing is not exactly productive or efficient. To make actual change you need to seek out answers from the solos of a great player and slowly add them to your playing, piece by piece.
And this is exactly what we are going to do today with the music of Clifford Brown. In this lesson for Premium Members we’ll take one of Clifford’s iconic solos and isolate the specific lines that hold the keys to mastering any progression.
Inside you’ll discover:
- A transcription of Clifford’s solo on Joy Spring
- Essential harmonic devices over the progression
- 11 specific Clifford lines that’ll help you navigate the harmony
- And a 40 page PDF exercise book to build your skills in the practice room
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