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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Gospel/Church Style

Stage 5 | Lesson: 44 | Step 3 – (theory) The gospel/church style is a fantastic sound that has a lot of blues influence and mainly removes 7th chords. Although in the gospel sound you will see more 7th chords, you’ll also see more triads and slash chords.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – 6-8 Time Signature

Stage 5 | Lesson: 44 | Step 5 – (theory) That 6-8 time signature is a great feel that expands upon the 3/4 feeling. Where as the 3/4 feeling takes on a shorter phrase and faster pulse, the 6/8 time signature breathes more and contains longer phrases.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #7 – Hexatonic -7b5 Chords (bVII, Io)

Stage 5 | Lesson: 44 | Step 7 – (improvisation) I love the texture that his hexatonic sound produces because of the natural 11 that contrasts with the b5. You’ll be using both of the those colors when using these two triads and they create a nice blend of natural tension.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #9 – Minor Blues Analysis

Stage 5 | Lesson: 43 | Step 9 – (repertoire) In this step we’ll be going over a minor blues analysis. It’s not THAT different but there are obviously different harmonies and movements that you’ll need to be familiar with in order to effectively play this type of blues.

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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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Course Categories: stage 5

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Gospel/Church Style

Stage 5 | Lesson: 44 | Step 3 – (theory) The gospel/church style is a fantastic sound that has a lot of blues influence and mainly removes 7th chords. Although in the gospel sound you will see more 7th chords, you’ll also see more triads and slash chords.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – 6-8 Time Signature

Stage 5 | Lesson: 44 | Step 5 – (theory) That 6-8 time signature is a great feel that expands upon the 3/4 feeling. Where as the 3/4 feeling takes on a shorter phrase and faster pulse, the 6/8 time signature breathes more and contains longer phrases.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #7 – Hexatonic -7b5 Chords (bVII, Io)

Stage 5 | Lesson: 44 | Step 7 – (improvisation) I love the texture that his hexatonic sound produces because of the natural 11 that contrasts with the b5. You’ll be using both of the those colors when using these two triads and they create a nice blend of natural tension.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #9 – Minor Blues Analysis

Stage 5 | Lesson: 43 | Step 9 – (repertoire) In this step we’ll be going over a minor blues analysis. It’s not THAT different but there are obviously different harmonies and movements that you’ll need to be familiar with in order to effectively play this type of blues.

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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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