Using famous solos by Eddie Van Halen, Mark Knopfler, George Harrison, and Slash, we look at what it takes to actually "take a solo." What goes on behind the solo, what is in the mind of the performer - the chords, the form of the song, and the confines and freedoms that go into soloing.
How is your knowledge of the blues? Do you think you can recognize these obscure blueses - and can I fool you with a couple that aren't anywhere close to being blueses? We'll talk form, music theory, style, meter and have a bunch of fun while we play this game or sorts.
Ami G and F are like magic for some reason. Those chords tend to be some of the first that people discover when they start exploring the piano and they are the building blocks for some of the greatest songs ever written and of songs YET to be written!
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Let's look at this killer sixteenth note blues lick that I transcribed from Dizzy Gillespie and how I went about teaching myself to use it everywhere possible as I work on my jazz improv.
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Michael McDonald leant his smooth soulful voice and his gospel-inspired keyboard playing to Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers and countless other musical artists during the 70s, 80s and 90s! Let's explore the fascinating career that crossed from Classic Rock to Pop to Motown to Yacht Rock and see if we can discover what made EVERYONE want that "Michael McDonald Sound."
With these three rhythmic patterns, you can accompany yourself or another instrumentalist or singer on any jazz waltz! Whether you play piano, guitar or vibes - this will work.
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