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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – 7-4 Time Signature 1

Stage 5 | Lesson: 43 | Step 6 – (theory) The 7/4 time signature takes on a more modern feel. It’s popularity has grown among straight groove artists such as Gerald Clayton and Robert Glasper.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Funk Style

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 4 – (theory) The funk style is always fun. Playing funk doesn’t require any extra knowledge then what you learn in jazz theory and the harmonies you use for voicings and improvisation are the same. The only difference is the groove which is established mainly by the drums and bass.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Dominant LH Voicings

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 5 – (theory) There are A LOT of LH dominant voicings due to the fact that there can be so many color tones. Take your time and really work to build a relationship with each and every voicing.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Minor Popular Voicings 2

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 6 – (theory) The magic to this voicing is the cluster that all the notes create after the 3rd of the chord. You’re using all the minor extensions that are available all in one chord.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #7 – 12-8 Time Signature

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 7 – (theory) The great thing about the 12/8 signature is it’s versatility. It can be used for a passionate slow blues or upbeat African rhythm.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Hexatonic Major 7th Augmented (III, #IVo)

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 2 – (theory) This sound is one of my absolute favorites! The augmented major 7th sound is a great tension to use when landing on the 1 major 7 chords. It is completely unexpected and will provide a gorgeous sound. Plus, you get the contrast between a regular 5 and #5 in the triads.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Hexatonic Augmented 7th Chords (bVII+, I+)

Stage 5 | Lesson: 41 | Step 4 – (theory) Augmented 7th chords are tricky to play over as is, but…when you’re able to confidently solo over them, they allow you to create a fantastic modern sound! Using this hexatonic improvisation is sure to make you sound fantastic!

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Course Categories: stage 5 theory

Choose a search result from below.

* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – 7-4 Time Signature 1

Stage 5 | Lesson: 43 | Step 6 – (theory) The 7/4 time signature takes on a more modern feel. It’s popularity has grown among straight groove artists such as Gerald Clayton and Robert Glasper.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Funk Style

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 4 – (theory) The funk style is always fun. Playing funk doesn’t require any extra knowledge then what you learn in jazz theory and the harmonies you use for voicings and improvisation are the same. The only difference is the groove which is established mainly by the drums and bass.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Dominant LH Voicings

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 5 – (theory) There are A LOT of LH dominant voicings due to the fact that there can be so many color tones. Take your time and really work to build a relationship with each and every voicing.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Minor Popular Voicings 2

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 6 – (theory) The magic to this voicing is the cluster that all the notes create after the 3rd of the chord. You’re using all the minor extensions that are available all in one chord.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #7 – 12-8 Time Signature

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 7 – (theory) The great thing about the 12/8 signature is it’s versatility. It can be used for a passionate slow blues or upbeat African rhythm.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Hexatonic Major 7th Augmented (III, #IVo)

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 2 – (theory) This sound is one of my absolute favorites! The augmented major 7th sound is a great tension to use when landing on the 1 major 7 chords. It is completely unexpected and will provide a gorgeous sound. Plus, you get the contrast between a regular 5 and #5 in the triads.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Hexatonic Augmented 7th Chords (bVII+, I+)

Stage 5 | Lesson: 41 | Step 4 – (theory) Augmented 7th chords are tricky to play over as is, but…when you’re able to confidently solo over them, they allow you to create a fantastic modern sound! Using this hexatonic improvisation is sure to make you sound fantastic!

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