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.
- 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
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. 2 Class Content | John Stowell
In part 2 of this insider’s view on John Stowell’s style of teaching and playing, students get further ways of re-thinking how they approach jazz standards by changing meters, reharminizing, introducing tension through melodic minor modes.
- “All the Things You Are”
- “Autumn Leaves”
- Changing meters
- Incorporating odd meters
- Reharminizing a standard
- Using the implied five
- Working with melodic minor modes to introduce tension over the dominant
Learn to apply new ideas for soloing, adding new chords for comping and solo ideas, improving ability to internalize and memorize chord progressions.
|1: Changing the Meter||00:06:04|
|2: Odd Meters||00:07:53|
|4: Implied Five||00:02:57|
|5: Melodic Minor Modes to Introduce Tension Over the Dominant||00:05:49|
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|Exploring Modern Ideas for Jazz Standards Pt. 2 Full Class + Download||00:31:07|