Easy alterations – apply these great sounding lines now
6 easy ways to apply alterations to dominant chords
Link to video: https://youtu.be/B7RkX9x0r8w
Alterations is a great part of jazz music. Learning to play outside and play the hip notes is a “must” when you improvise – almost in any style of music and surely in jazz.
In this tutorial
Why is it important to know your alterations?
What are alterations?
Where do you use alterations?
The dominant chord
Show, play and analyse a short solo on a “Blues in G” using easy alterations
Melody is the most important thing that music has.
If you play a beautiful melody people will listen.
Composers use many hours composing a tune to get it right.
In improvised music you need to be able to come up with the beautiful melody on the spot.
Get more out of this tutorial – get the expansion:
“Dominant chord and scale alteration manual – b9 and b13 – Exercises, how to practise, how to play in four keys”
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