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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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The Best Thing About The Blues Scale And How To Use It

The Best Thing About The Blues Scale And How To Use It
The blues scale is a super great and flexible tool you can apply in any key and almost anywhere.
Here is how it works and how you add this to your playing. 

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In this tutorial
00:00 Why the blues scale works really great and how to use it
00:21 Gene Ammons – Jazz and blues!!!01:02 A pentatonic scale with an extra sharp note
01:58 Blues example on C7
02:40 Blues example in F7
03:48 Why does the Blue note sound so wrong and so great?
04:08 BB king would sound like this on saxophone
04:20 The wrong notes are leading notes
06:01 The inversion of the blues scale
08:05 Common blues lick
08:09 Major 6 blues lick
08:17 Fitting it together
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Blues licks and scales compendium
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How to add blues licks and sound in jazz and sound amazing

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How to use the blues scale in jazz and sound amazing

A lot of times in jazz you hear a great solo and suddenly a super fat blues lick.
Between the somewhat complicated lines many players often add a super great over the top blues line.
Blues and jazz are right out of the same bag. Learn here how you can play and mix both
In this video I go through some blues scales and blues licks and how to apply on different chord progressions

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In this tutorial
What is the blues sound?
Why does blues work?
The common blues scale
Blues licks
Using the blues sound in chord progressions
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BASIC BLUES – SOUND GREAT WITH ONLY ONE PENTATONIC SCALE
https://youtu.be/NaK81KNJBiI

Dave Brubeck tune – take 5
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT9Eh8wNMkw

Dizzy Gillespie – Birks Work
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