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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 #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 – Modes In 7ths

Stage 4 | Lesson: 40 | Step 2 – (technique) Continue to technically practice your modes in intervals of 7ths in order to help your hands learn this interval through the modes.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Modes In 6ths

Stage 4 | Lesson: 39 | Step 2 – (technique) Here we’re working on modes using the interval of a 6th. This interval should fit most hands perfectly without having to close your fingers at all. You’ll be rocking back and forth between your thumb and pinky.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Modes In 4ths

Stage 4 | Lesson: 37 | Step 3 – (Technique) This particular interval practice is going to be extremely useful for improvisation purposes because lots of modern improv is based off of 4ths. By going through this technique exercise you’ll be setting your self up for all different types of modern lines by McCoy, Chick, Herbie and more.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Modes In 3rds

Stage 4 | Lesson: 36 | Step 3 – (Technique) Practicing your modes in 3rds is going to be extremely useful for a number of different reasons. 3rds are the corner stone of building harmonies. Using 3rds in your solo is a great improvisation tool. 3rds are great for improving your finger dexterity due to the small interval.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Major Extensions Lick

Stage 4 | Lesson: 36 | Step 2 – (Technique) I love the sound that this major extensions line creates because after a 2-5-1 it still provides tension even as the progression resolves to the 1 chord.

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Course Categories: technique

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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 #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 – Modes In 7ths

Stage 4 | Lesson: 40 | Step 2 – (technique) Continue to technically practice your modes in intervals of 7ths in order to help your hands learn this interval through the modes.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Modes In 6ths

Stage 4 | Lesson: 39 | Step 2 – (technique) Here we’re working on modes using the interval of a 6th. This interval should fit most hands perfectly without having to close your fingers at all. You’ll be rocking back and forth between your thumb and pinky.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Modes In 4ths

Stage 4 | Lesson: 37 | Step 3 – (Technique) This particular interval practice is going to be extremely useful for improvisation purposes because lots of modern improv is based off of 4ths. By going through this technique exercise you’ll be setting your self up for all different types of modern lines by McCoy, Chick, Herbie and more.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Modes In 3rds

Stage 4 | Lesson: 36 | Step 3 – (Technique) Practicing your modes in 3rds is going to be extremely useful for a number of different reasons. 3rds are the corner stone of building harmonies. Using 3rds in your solo is a great improvisation tool. 3rds are great for improving your finger dexterity due to the small interval.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Major Extensions Lick

Stage 4 | Lesson: 36 | Step 2 – (Technique) I love the sound that this major extensions line creates because after a 2-5-1 it still provides tension even as the progression resolves to the 1 chord.

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