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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Sus Chords & Reharm

Stage 3 | Lesson: 29 | Step 1 – (Theory) This simple sus chord reharm strategy will completely open new sounds, atmospheres and textures within your playing. Be sure to spend a lot of time learning and understanding this concept as we will expand upon it in the upcoming lessons.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Passing Chord Series 1: Diatonic Movement

Stage 3 | Lesson: 29 | Step 4 – (Repertoire) Passing chords are a great way to fill space when a harmony is sitting in the same spot for 2 bars. What do we do? This passing chord series will explore lots of different strategies and options you can choose from to fill the space.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Sus Chords Line

Stage 3 | Lesson: 29 | Step 5 – (Technique) Just like any other harmony the sus chord will take on a different improvisation approach due to the suspended 4 in the chord. Here we’ll practice a sus line that should provide some improv language for the sus chord.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Intro Series, Part 1

Stage 3 | Lesson: 29 | Step 6 – (Repertoire) Into’s are a crucial part to a tune. They set up the mood, atmosphere, and feeling to a tune. A good intro will flow seamlessly into the tune. It’s very important to have a handful of reliable intros to pull from your tool bag when you need them.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Diminished Chords

Stage 3 | Lesson: 28 | Step 3 – (Theory) Diminished chords are usually slightly mysterious to the jazz student. In this step will explain what they are and how they work. Later on in the curriculum you will begin to use them in a number of different ways to create amazing atmospheres and textures.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Secondary Dominant Line

Stage 3 | Lesson: 28 | Step 4 – (Repertoire) Improvisation over a string of dominant chords can be tough for a lot of people. Here is a great secondary dominant line that will provide some example and boost your technique.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – All Continuous Improvisation

Stage 3 | Lesson: 28 | Step 5 – (Improvisation) There is an age old saying that says, ‘If you want to learn something, do it.’ Essentially if you’re trying to learn how to run, all the walking in the world isn’t going to teach you. You got to do it! This is exactly why this exercise is so fantastic in producing results and helping students break through sticking points!

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Course Categories: stage 3

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Sus Chords & Reharm

Stage 3 | Lesson: 29 | Step 1 – (Theory) This simple sus chord reharm strategy will completely open new sounds, atmospheres and textures within your playing. Be sure to spend a lot of time learning and understanding this concept as we will expand upon it in the upcoming lessons.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Passing Chord Series 1: Diatonic Movement

Stage 3 | Lesson: 29 | Step 4 – (Repertoire) Passing chords are a great way to fill space when a harmony is sitting in the same spot for 2 bars. What do we do? This passing chord series will explore lots of different strategies and options you can choose from to fill the space.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Sus Chords Line

Stage 3 | Lesson: 29 | Step 5 – (Technique) Just like any other harmony the sus chord will take on a different improvisation approach due to the suspended 4 in the chord. Here we’ll practice a sus line that should provide some improv language for the sus chord.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Intro Series, Part 1

Stage 3 | Lesson: 29 | Step 6 – (Repertoire) Into’s are a crucial part to a tune. They set up the mood, atmosphere, and feeling to a tune. A good intro will flow seamlessly into the tune. It’s very important to have a handful of reliable intros to pull from your tool bag when you need them.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Diminished Chords

Stage 3 | Lesson: 28 | Step 3 – (Theory) Diminished chords are usually slightly mysterious to the jazz student. In this step will explain what they are and how they work. Later on in the curriculum you will begin to use them in a number of different ways to create amazing atmospheres and textures.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Secondary Dominant Line

Stage 3 | Lesson: 28 | Step 4 – (Repertoire) Improvisation over a string of dominant chords can be tough for a lot of people. Here is a great secondary dominant line that will provide some example and boost your technique.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – All Continuous Improvisation

Stage 3 | Lesson: 28 | Step 5 – (Improvisation) There is an age old saying that says, ‘If you want to learn something, do it.’ Essentially if you’re trying to learn how to run, all the walking in the world isn’t going to teach you. You got to do it! This is exactly why this exercise is so fantastic in producing results and helping students break through sticking points!

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