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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Melodic Motif Building

Stage 1 | Lesson: 14 | Step 5 – (Improvisation) The ability to develop and build your solos will be strictly based off of how well you can create and play motifs. In this step, you’ll work on creating melodic motifs in your improvisation so that you can take one idea and expand upon it.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Rhythmic Motif Building

Stage 1 | Lesson: 14 | Step 6 – (Improvisation) Rhythmic motifs are just as important and useful as melodic motifs. They are exactly what they sound like. Instead of focusing on melodies, you’re focusing your patterns on rhythms.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Bass Lines, Part 1

Stage 1 | Lesson: 14 | Step 2 – (Theory) Bass lines are essential for a lot of different things in jazz piano. Harmony, solo piano, improvisation, comping and more. The list goes on and on. Your LH should be fluent in playing bass notes and lines as your skill level increases.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – 2-5-1 Lick

Stage 1 | Lesson: 14 | Step 3 – (Technique) This 2-5-1 lick is a great technique builder and will give you some examples of jazz language that you can integrate into your muscle memory and improvisation.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Minor 2-5-1 Progression

Stage 1 | Lesson: 13 | Step 1 – (Theory) In this step we’ll be working on minor 2-5-1 harmony. Minor 2-5-1 harmony gives students a lot of trouble because there can be a lot going. We’ll explore exactly what minor harmony is and how to play it.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – The Blues, Part 1

Stage 1 | Lesson: 13 | Step 2 – (Theory) The blues is an amazing style and form that we’re going to be learning in this step. The blues is the oldest form of jazz and should be mastered in your jazz piano journey. That will come later in the Curriculum.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Melodic Minor Scale

Stage 1 | Lesson: 13 | Step 4 – (Technique) The melodic minor scale will be used to improvise over any Minor Major 7th chord which you will be learning about. In this technique exercise you’ll learn the melodic minor scale so that you can use this for improvisation in the future.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Harmonic Minor Scale

Stage 1 | Lesson: 13 | Step 5 – (Technique) The harmonic minor scale will be the scale used to solo over -7b5 chord for the time being. In the future we will learn and study some other methods as well.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Melodic Motif Building

Stage 1 | Lesson: 14 | Step 5 – (Improvisation) The ability to develop and build your solos will be strictly based off of how well you can create and play motifs. In this step, you’ll work on creating melodic motifs in your improvisation so that you can take one idea and expand upon it.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Rhythmic Motif Building

Stage 1 | Lesson: 14 | Step 6 – (Improvisation) Rhythmic motifs are just as important and useful as melodic motifs. They are exactly what they sound like. Instead of focusing on melodies, you’re focusing your patterns on rhythms.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Bass Lines, Part 1

Stage 1 | Lesson: 14 | Step 2 – (Theory) Bass lines are essential for a lot of different things in jazz piano. Harmony, solo piano, improvisation, comping and more. The list goes on and on. Your LH should be fluent in playing bass notes and lines as your skill level increases.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – 2-5-1 Lick

Stage 1 | Lesson: 14 | Step 3 – (Technique) This 2-5-1 lick is a great technique builder and will give you some examples of jazz language that you can integrate into your muscle memory and improvisation.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Minor 2-5-1 Progression

Stage 1 | Lesson: 13 | Step 1 – (Theory) In this step we’ll be working on minor 2-5-1 harmony. Minor 2-5-1 harmony gives students a lot of trouble because there can be a lot going. We’ll explore exactly what minor harmony is and how to play it.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – The Blues, Part 1

Stage 1 | Lesson: 13 | Step 2 – (Theory) The blues is an amazing style and form that we’re going to be learning in this step. The blues is the oldest form of jazz and should be mastered in your jazz piano journey. That will come later in the Curriculum.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Melodic Minor Scale

Stage 1 | Lesson: 13 | Step 4 – (Technique) The melodic minor scale will be used to improvise over any Minor Major 7th chord which you will be learning about. In this technique exercise you’ll learn the melodic minor scale so that you can use this for improvisation in the future.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Harmonic Minor Scale

Stage 1 | Lesson: 13 | Step 5 – (Technique) The harmonic minor scale will be the scale used to solo over -7b5 chord for the time being. In the future we will learn and study some other methods as well.

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