Courses

What's Inside The Course?

Lesson 1: Keeping the groove - building a steady sense of time
Lesson 2: Call and response - improvising your first phrases
Lesson 3: Expanding your range
Lesson 4: Building solos with phrases
Lesson 5: The Blues Scale
Lesson 6:  The 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 7: The 12-Bar Blues (Part 2) The Major Blues Scale
Lesson 8: The 12-Bar Blues (Part 3)  2 New Tunes in 2 New Keys
Lesson 9: The Minor Blues (Part 1)
Lesson 10: The Minor Blues (Part 2)
Lesson 11: Improvising over simple pop/rock tunes
Lesson 12: Autumn Leaves (Part 1: The Major II V I) 
Lesson 13: Autumn Leaves (Part 2: The Minor II V I) 
Lesson 14: Adding Passing Notes
Lesson 15: Enclosures
Lesson 16: Short II V and Learning Language
Lesson 17: Secondary Dominant - Take the A Train

Coming on October 7th
Lesson 18: Chord IV Minor - There will never be another you

 
 

What's Inside The Course?

Lesson 1: Introduction to ear training, learn to identity 1st and 2nd Scale Degrees
Lesson 2: 6 exercises for learning the sound of 1st, 2nd and 3rd scale degrees
Lesson 3: Harmonic intervals + 7 exercises for learning the sound of 1st to 4th scale degrees
Lesson 4: Triads + 7 exercises for learning the sound of 1st to the 5th scale degrees
Lesson 5: Chord 1 and 4 + 7 exercises for learning the sound of 1st to the 6th scale degrees
Lesson 6: Chord 1,  4 and 5 + 7 exercises for learning the sound of 1st to the 7th scale degrees
Lesson 7: The flat 3 + all 7 major scale degrees
Lesson 8: The flat 7 and common blues phrases
Lesson 9: The flat 5/sharp 4
Lesson 10: The flat 6/sharp 5
Lesson 11: The flat 2
Lesson 12: All 12 degrees!

 

What's Inside The Course?

Lesson 1: The major scale and how to build it.
Lesson 2: How to read and understand the chords for songs like 'Stand By Me'
Lesson 3: How to build the most common 7th chords
Lesson 4: What are 9th, 11th and 13th chords and how to alter extensions.
Lesson 5: Sus chords, slash chords and chord inversions
Lesson 6: The famous ii V I chord progression!
Lesson 7: What to play over common chord sequences.
Lesson 8: Melodic minor scales and chords
Lesson 9: Use pentatonic scales over common chord sequences
Lesson 10: How to build common melodic minor pentatonic scales
Lesson 11: How to use chromatic approach notes, passing notes and enclosures
Lesson 12: What is the tritone substitution?
Lesson 13: Improvising over 1 chord - different strategies for interesting lines
Lesson 14: How to create lines using parallel pentatonic scales and musical cells.
Lesson 15: The modes of the major scale.
Lesson 16: The modes of the melodic minor scale
Lesson 17: The modes of the harmonic minor scale
Lesson 18: The diminished scale (part 1)
Lesson 19: The diminished scale (part 2)
Lesson 20: The diminished scale (part 3)
Lesson 21: Guide-tone lines (part 1)
Lesson 22: Guide-tone lines (part 2)