The Diminished Scale: A Modern Jazz Guitar Approach part 2 covers:
- An introduction to the 14 triads and an explanation of how they were derived
- Introduction to the system for exploring the triads as a primary chord paired with a sibling or secondary chord
- Names for each triad based on traditional names or variations thereof
- Exploration of six different versions of each triad: three inversions of close position, three inversions of open positio
- Numerous musical examples for applying each pair of triads both harmonically as chords and melodically as arpeggios
- Examples using many different ideas for creative application of the material, including various string sets, combinations of chords/arpeggios, and varied melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic permutations
- Sample single-note and chord-based lines from standard chord progressions that give real-world examples of integrating these diminished sounds into improvisations in an organic, flowing manner
- Running time: 90 minutes
- Includes 19 pages of written examples and exercises
- All musical examples from the video are provided in music notation, tablature, and chord grid form.
- Each example performance in the video is titled and numbered for easy navigation.
- MP3 backing tracks for written examples
|Class one of this series concentrates on the basics of the diminished scale, how and when to use it, and how to weave it organically into single-note improvisations.|
|Class two covers all 14 triads and/or three-note structures within the diminished scale, how to find them and voice them on the guitar, and how to use them for comping and soloing.|
|Class three locates and investigates all 20 four-note chords or structures from the diminished scale and presents them in a guitar-friendly context that will make them easy to implement for comping and soloing.|