The Melodic Minor scale is like the jazz improvisors secret weapon! In this lesson you'll learn its 7 modes and how to use them. Download Notation and TAB
Thirds are possibly our most useful interval. Besides being used to form most of our chords, they just sound really melodic. Practice until they roll off your fingers naturally. Download Notation and TAB
The chord changes to George Gershwin's song "I Got Rhythm" are commonly referred to by jazz musicians as "Rhythm Changes" and include a whole genre of tunes that follow this popular AABA structure. This category includes songs like Count Basie/Lester Young's "Lester Leaps In," Duke Ellington's "Cottontail," Charlie Parker's "Anthropology" and literally hundreds of others. In this lesson we'll learn the basic chords, then some commonly used substitutions, and finally how to add a walking bass line.
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