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Randy Johnston’s Jazz Standards | Volume 1

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Master 5 great jazz standards with Randy Johnston’s complete set (Volume 1).

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Master 5 great jazz standards with Randy Johnston’s complete set (Volume 1) which includes:

  • “Have You Met Miss Jones”
  • “Green Dolphin Street”
  • “Stella by Starlight”
  • “Triste”
  • “Beautiful Love”

By the end of taking all 5 of these classes, a student should have a wealth of knowledge to not only perform these tunes at a professional level, but to incorporate the ideas in other jazz standards as well.

Green Dolphin Street – Changes, Voicings and Lines Class Content | Randy Johnston

Randy takes you step by step through his thought process to select chord changes and voicings and construct solo lines on Green Dolphin Street.

Concepts include tetrachords, triton substitutions and back-cycling. In addition to demonstrating various chord options for comping, Randy also presents the melody with chords. Then he takes a measure or two at a time and shows different approaches to soloing.

This is a very hands-on, practical class that you can apply the concepts of right away.

Chord Block Diagrams included.

Running time 1 hour.

Green Dolphin Street - Changes, Voicings and Lines
Green Dolphin Street – Changes, Voicings and Lines 01:11:00

Stella by Starllight – Changes, Voicings and Lines Class Content | Randy Johnston

Randy continues his series on jazz standards and takes you step by step through the chord changes to Stella by Starlight in this class. He highlights and demonstrates the difference in chords used by Herbie Hancock and Bill Evans. After a performance of the song, he reviews the chord changes and demonstrates various ideas on voicings and constructing solo  lines.

Concepts include simplifying the half-diminished chord and tetrachords. In addition to presenting various chord options for comping, Randy also presents the melody with chords. Then he takes a measure or two at a time and shows different approaches to soloing.

This is a very hands-on, practical class that you can apply the concepts of right away.

Chord Block Diagrams and Herbie Hancock and Bill Evans changes  included.

Running time 56 minutes.

Stella by Starllight - Changes, Voicings and Lines
Stella by Starllight – Changes, Voicings and Lines 00:57:00

Beautiful Love Class Content | Randy Johnston

Randy uses “Beautiful Love” as the basis for another practical, hands-on class on a standard, with a wealth of information. He starts off with a solo rendition of the song. Then, he focuses on the melody, including demonstrating techniques for changing positions.

That is followed by a chord solo. Randy takes you step by step, discussing and showing alternate chord choices and explains the theory behind them. He helps simplify the half-diminished chord and shows choices for the i chord in a minor key.

Randy shows ideas for constructing solo lines. Chords and solos are covered in 3 positions.

Chord diagrams are included.

Running time: 1 hour

Beautiful Love
Beautiful Love 00:57:00

Triste Class Content | Randy Johnston

Randy uses “Triste” as the basis for another practical, hands-on class on a standard, with a wealth of information. He starts off with a solo rendition of the song, followed by playing the melody and then improvising over a guitar chord track.

Randy then takes you step by step through a chord solo, discussing and showing alternate chord choices and explains the theory behind them. He then moves onto improvisation ideas, including using simple motifs.

Chord diagrams are included.

Running time: 1 hour

Triste 01:01:00

“Have You Met Miss Jones?” – Masterclass Class Content | Randy Johnston

Upon completing this class, a student will be able to play “Have You Met Miss Jones” both as a solo guitar piece and with a group. Students will be able to improvise on it at a professional level and also will learn harmonic and melodic concepts that they can apply to many other similar songs.

Sub Topics Included in this Class:

  • Use of harmonic progressions such as back cycles and contrary motion
  • Development of solo lines using sequence and motive
  • Simplifying the guitar fingerboard using tetrachord shapes

Randy takes you step by step how to play the song “Have You Met Miss Jones”, the single note melody, chord melody, chord progressions, and he gives students ideas and licks to use in improvisation as well as alternate harmonic progressions which can be applied to many standard songs.

Chord diagrams are included.

Running time: 2 parts totaling 1 hour 10 minutes.

Miss Jones Parts
Have You Met Miss Jones – Masterclass pt. 1 00:32:00
Have You Met Miss Jones – Masterclass pt. 2 00:38:00

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