Exploring Modern Ideas for Standards: Pt. 1

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In this advanced class, John illustrates using harmonic and melodic minor substitutions to build new solo lines over major, dominant and minor chords.

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Description

Get an insider’s view on John Stowell’s style of teaching and playing, approaching guitar chords pianistically, developing arrangements of familiar tunes that create new challenges (modulations, odd meters), use of open string voicings and voice leading in comping.

Sub-topics:

  • Modulations as part of an arrangement of a familiar standard
  • Odd meter interpretations of standards
  • Melodic minor mode applications to introduce tensions over dominant chords

Expected Outcome:

New ideas for soloing, adding new chords for comping and solo ideas, improving ability to internalize and memorize chord progressions.

Exploring Modern Ideas for Jazz Standards: Pt. 1 Class Content | John Stowell

Get an insider’s view on John Stowell’s style of teaching and playing, approaching guitar chords pianistically, developing arrangements of familiar tunes that create new challenges (modulations, odd meters), use of open string voicings and voice leading in comping.

3 Standards:

  • “Days of Wine and Roses”
  • “On Green Dolphin Street”
  • “Like Someone in Love”

Sub-topics:

  • Modulations as part of an arrangement of a familiar standard
  • Odd meter interpretations of standards
  • Melodic minor mode applications to introduce tensions over dominant chords

Expected Outcome:

New ideas for soloing, adding new chords for comping and solo ideas, improving ability to internalize and memorize chord progressions.

Section I
1: Intro and “Days of Wine and Roses” 00:06:59
2: Soloing and Comping Ideas 00:06:51
3: Open String Voicing Ideas 00:03:22
4: “Green Dolphin Street” Discussion 00:05:59
5: Minor 3rd Modulation on Wine and Roses 00:03:03
6: “Like Someone in Love” Discussion 00:05:40

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10 days, Stream only, Full Class

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