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* Brenden Lowe

Step #9 – Advanced Playing Concepts, Part 3

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 9 – (repertoire) A lot goes into a performance besides just the physical act of pressing notes. A huge component is your mental control and mindset. This step will work on specific nuances of the mind as the relate to your playing.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Straight Feel Licks

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 1 – (technique) Straight feel licks tend to leave out all bebop language and use mostly pentatonic movements and patterns. The other prime component to straight feel improvisation is the use of 16th note rhythms.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Trane Reharm Lick

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 3 – (technique) Here is a nice improvisation line over the Trane reharmonizations. There is not much to this except for the fact it’s played over Trane’s brilliant progression.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Straight Feel Style

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 4 – (theory) The straight feel style is a modern style that essentially contains no swing. Just like the title implies, it contains a straight 8th notes with space and or subdivisions.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Straight Feel

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 6 – (repertoire) To capture the straight feel groove, you will simply want to practice a bunch of tunes using this style. Because it is a modern style there are not “classics” written for this particular style.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – R&B Licks

Stage 5 | Lesson: 46 | Step #1 – (technique) R & B lines and improv will not be difficult from a theoretical stand point. The most important thing here is the groove. You want your lines to groove with what the drummer and bass player are doing. If they don’t, then it won’t matter what you’re playing.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #9 – Advanced Playing Concepts, Part 3

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 9 – (repertoire) A lot goes into a performance besides just the physical act of pressing notes. A huge component is your mental control and mindset. This step will work on specific nuances of the mind as the relate to your playing.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Straight Feel Licks

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 1 – (technique) Straight feel licks tend to leave out all bebop language and use mostly pentatonic movements and patterns. The other prime component to straight feel improvisation is the use of 16th note rhythms.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Trane Reharm Lick

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 3 – (technique) Here is a nice improvisation line over the Trane reharmonizations. There is not much to this except for the fact it’s played over Trane’s brilliant progression.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Straight Feel Style

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 4 – (theory) The straight feel style is a modern style that essentially contains no swing. Just like the title implies, it contains a straight 8th notes with space and or subdivisions.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Straight Feel

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 6 – (repertoire) To capture the straight feel groove, you will simply want to practice a bunch of tunes using this style. Because it is a modern style there are not “classics” written for this particular style.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – R&B Licks

Stage 5 | Lesson: 46 | Step #1 – (technique) R & B lines and improv will not be difficult from a theoretical stand point. The most important thing here is the groove. You want your lines to groove with what the drummer and bass player are doing. If they don’t, then it won’t matter what you’re playing.

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