Comping with Triad Pairs in 4ths -Part1

Comping with Triad Pairs in 4ths -Part1

Comping with Triad Pairs in 4ths -Part1   Have you ever noticed those impressionistic piano chords that Bill Evans used when comping behind Miles on “So What” or McCoy Tyner for John Coltrane? They are voicings in 4ths and add a fresh modern sound when combined...
5 Comping Tips To Add Harmonic Motion

5 Comping Tips To Add Harmonic Motion

5 Comping Tips To Add Harmonic Motion In this lesson I explain how to comp over standards that remain harmonically static during various sections… I’m referring to those instances where the same chord lasts for 2 measures or more. In order to add...
Walking Bass Lines That Swing PART2

Walking Bass Lines That Swing PART2

Walking Bass Lines That Swing PART2 In this video I bring you the 2nd in a 2 part series on Walking Bass Lines that Swing! For those of you that didn’t have an opportunity to watch the first part, I covered the I-VI-II-V major progression which is commonly...
Walking Bass Lines That Swing

Walking Bass Lines That Swing

Walking Bass Lines That Swing This is the first in a 2 Part Series on Walking Bass Lines. In this first part we are going to use a major chord progression as the vehicle to learn the concept. In a future 2nd part, I will cover minor chord progressions. For this lesson...
Comp over any Standard with these 2 Chord Shapes

Comp over any Standard with these 2 Chord Shapes

Comp over any Standard with these 2 Chord Shapes It’s fascinating how certain chord shapes can take on so many identities depending on the context you play them in. I call them chords with multi-personality disorder (LOL), which happens to be the subject of this...

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