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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Dominant Popular Voicings 2

Stage 5 | Lesson: 44 | Step 4 – (theory) This is a great voicing to use over a dominant chord because of the #9 and half step it creates with the 3rd. This is a beautiful, out, sound this voicing creates.

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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 #1 – Gospel Licks

Stage 5 | Lesson: 44 | Step 1 – (technique) Gospel lines have a very slight difference from jazz lines. At the same time you can use jazz extensions and colors in gospel and church lines but you just have to be careful because they can sound out of place at times.

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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 #1 – Blues Licks

Stage 5 | Lesson: 43 | Step 1 – (technique) This blues line is taken mostly from the mixolydian scale which produces more of a dry blues sound compared to a full blues scale.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Hexatonic Minor Major Chords (VIo, VIIo)

Stage 5 | Lesson: 43 | Step 2 – (theory) I absolutely love this sound and I know you will too! The combination of diminished triads used over the minor major 7th chord creates an extremely haunting and modern mysterious sound that can be used in lots of different situations.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Dominant Popular Voicings 2

Stage 5 | Lesson: 44 | Step 4 – (theory) This is a great voicing to use over a dominant chord because of the #9 and half step it creates with the 3rd. This is a beautiful, out, sound this voicing creates.

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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 #1 – Gospel Licks

Stage 5 | Lesson: 44 | Step 1 – (technique) Gospel lines have a very slight difference from jazz lines. At the same time you can use jazz extensions and colors in gospel and church lines but you just have to be careful because they can sound out of place at times.

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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 #1 – Blues Licks

Stage 5 | Lesson: 43 | Step 1 – (technique) This blues line is taken mostly from the mixolydian scale which produces more of a dry blues sound compared to a full blues scale.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Hexatonic Minor Major Chords (VIo, VIIo)

Stage 5 | Lesson: 43 | Step 2 – (theory) I absolutely love this sound and I know you will too! The combination of diminished triads used over the minor major 7th chord creates an extremely haunting and modern mysterious sound that can be used in lots of different situations.

Enter Now »
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