Category Archives: Bebop

HOW TO USE BEBOP CHROMATIC SURROUNDING NOTES

HOW TO USE BEBOP CHROMATIC SURROUNDING NOTES
Getting into improvisation and approaching jazz improvisation is completely linked to playing bebop. 
There is no way around it.
It sounds really great
As saxophone players we must have some knowledge of how the bebop language is put together and how we can apply this into our own playing. 
Bebop is where all modern jazz improvisation started.

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In this tutorial

  1. Why is Bebop so important to modern jazz improvisation?
  2. What are chromatic surrounding notes?
  3. Build licks and lines using chromatic surrounding notes
  4. How do you practice chromatic surrounding notes the best?
  5. Apply chromatic surrounding notes into your own playing
  6. Show, play and analyse two licks using chromatic surrounding notes

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“The bebop scale – how to practice and use”
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3 Coltrane Bebop Licks Explained

COLTRANE THE BEST BEBOP
3 Coltrane Bebop Licks Explained
John Coltrane was a young musician caught in the magic of Bebop as played by Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie in the late 40s.

Coltrane came from a crazy jazz environment where jazz was
invented. 
He was literally living jazz and inventing jazz in his time. 

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In this tutorial
00:00 COLTRANE – THE BEST BEBOP
02:18 First bebop lick
06:11 bebop lick turned around
08:29 Sørens Jazz Rule
07:42 2nd bebop lick
10:32 Bebop in three keys
10:51 Third bebop lick
13:19 8 bars of Coltrane Rhythm Changes analysed
16:37 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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The most important melodic Coltrane structures – explained and how to use
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Coltrane basic patterns practice module
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10 Killer Solo Strategies on Funky Modal Grooves

10 Killer Solo Strategies on Funky Modal Grooves
How to keep your one chord solo funky?
How do you play one chord groove and keep it exciting?
In this video I will work with funky solo strategies and build up from simple to advanced.
We will begin with a simple pentatonic scale and go all the way to adding bebop.

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In this tutorial
10 killer Solo Strategies on Funky Modal Grooves
Play with great timing and rock steady groove
G minor pentatonic scale
Music theory with Albert Einstein 
Build up with Candy Dulfer
Repeating patterns in the pentatonic scale
The Dorian minor scale extension
Triads
4 and 5 note chords
Blues scale and bebop
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PENTATONIC SCALES HOW TO PRACTICE AND USE IMMEDIATELY
https://youtu.be/ZRs1W9SJ57o

3 great melodic tools to develop strong melodies
https://youtu.be/F8gWYGhOKUs

10 ways to improve your timing
https://youtu.be/2k3NPy0qSPg

Play Amazing Bebop Lines Like This
https://youtu.be/hkEZhgq75cs

The best thing about the Blues and How to Use It
https://youtu.be/EwyfRuIWgAg

Dennis Chambers – Chameleon
https://youtu.be/WtaKRY8wqhA

Candy Dulfer – Lily was here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SfSQ3lQmJw

Candy Dulfer – Strasbourg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNx4EbTu10w

Miles davis – “so what”
https://youtu.be/ylXk1LBvIqU

Funky G minor groove
https://youtu.be/MJIMlr8tI2s

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3 of the greatest bebop lick’s – apply to gain great flexibility

3 of the greatest bebop lick’s – apply to gain great flexibility 
Using bebop licks when improvising is a must.
It almost does not matter what music style you improvise in – the bebop language is still so versatile and still so hip. 

Get into these three most flexible bebop licks and add these to your vocabulary in any style.

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In this tutorial
Why is it very important to learn bebop licks?
How do I apply bebop licks to my playing?
Dominant 7 bebop lick
The pivot
Bebop arpeggio
3 of the greatest bebop licks and 100+ ways to practise and use them
Show, play and analyze a short solo on “Yardbird Suite”
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3 of the greatest bebop licks 
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Transposed into 7 keys
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HOW TO USE BEBOP CHROMATIC SURROUNDING NOTES
https://youtu.be/qFmIm_nZHco

How to use chromatic approach notes playing great jazz lines
https://youtu.be/5-EenXkudLE

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Alto – The Martin Alto
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