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Step #9 – 12-8 Blues Style

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 9 – (repertoire) The 12/8 time signature in a blues is a fantastic sound and groove. With this style, the tune usually contains a slow drag which creates a euphoric and open atmosphere of the blues.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Funk Licks

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 1 – (technique) The only difference between funk lines and jazz is they don’t swing. There is also less bebop language if any. All the blues elements can be put into the lines or any modern language you know.

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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 #13 – 3-4 Improv

Stage 5 | Lesson: 41 | Step 13 – (improvisation) Improvisation in a 3/4 time signature usually takes so time to get used to. Practice feeling the 3/4 as two dotted quarters to help you sub divide the measure if your soul is feeling off by the odd number of beats.

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Step #14 – LH Minor Voicings

Stage 5 | Lesson: 41 | Step 14 – (repertoire) The LH minor voicings are absolutely fantastic and are slightly easier to learn. All of the extensions come from the dorian scale so its a little bit easier to add them in quickly and pick them out.

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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

Choose a search result from below.

* Brenden Lowe

Step #9 – 12-8 Blues Style

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 9 – (repertoire) The 12/8 time signature in a blues is a fantastic sound and groove. With this style, the tune usually contains a slow drag which creates a euphoric and open atmosphere of the blues.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Funk Licks

Stage 5 | Lesson: 42 | Step 1 – (technique) The only difference between funk lines and jazz is they don’t swing. There is also less bebop language if any. All the blues elements can be put into the lines or any modern language you know.

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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 #13 – 3-4 Improv

Stage 5 | Lesson: 41 | Step 13 – (improvisation) Improvisation in a 3/4 time signature usually takes so time to get used to. Practice feeling the 3/4 as two dotted quarters to help you sub divide the measure if your soul is feeling off by the odd number of beats.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #14 – LH Minor Voicings

Stage 5 | Lesson: 41 | Step 14 – (repertoire) The LH minor voicings are absolutely fantastic and are slightly easier to learn. All of the extensions come from the dorian scale so its a little bit easier to add them in quickly and pick them out.

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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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