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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Minor 7th Extensions

Stage 4 | Lesson: 34 | Step 4 – (Theory) There are only 3 traditional extensions available over a minor 7th chord which allows for easy learning. Although all the extensions are natural and come from the dorian mode, they’re gorgeous when stacked in combination or alone in specific places.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Minor Pentatonic Scale

Stage 4 | Lesson: 34 | Step 1 – (Theory) The minor pentatonic scale is very popular and widely used amongst the pros to create a modern jazz improv sound. You can hear this modern sound with the minor pentatonic scale used by pianists such as McCoy, Chick, Herbie, Kenny Kirkland, Joey Calderazzo, and more.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Pentatonic Scales

Stage 4 | Lesson: 33 | Step 1 – (Theory) You may be surprised you’re coming across this so late since most people use pentatonic scales very early to improvise with because they’re only 5 notes. But pentatonic scales are quite the opposite of easy. In order to fully utilize them for the modern sound they create, without sounding cheesy and robotic, they take a lot of practice and work to get them right.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Extensions Overview

Stage 4 | Lesson: 33 | Step 3 – (Theory) Extensions are the colors that great painters use to create their masterpiece. Extensions produce the amazing atmospheres, moods, and imagery you feel, see and hear when you listen to jazz. They will be a game changer in your playing when you learn to utilize them in the correct way.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Drop 2 Voicings

Stage 3 | Lesson: 32 | Step 1 – (Theory) This is an extremely important step in your voicing journey. Drop 2 voicings, or “Bill Evans” voicings as some people like to call them, will lead to the purest and authentic jazz voicing sound you can get.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Passing Block Chords

Stage 3 | Lesson: 31 | Step 3 – (Theory) Passing block chords is going to a extremely popular sound and texture you’re sure to recognize. These are going to be extremely versatile in so many different tunes.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Block Chord Intro

Stage | Lesson: 31 | Step 2 – (Theory) Everyone wants to learn how to play block chords and for good reason. They sound gorgeous and can be used in so many different ways. Here we’ll learn exactly how to get started with them.

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Course Categories: theory

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Minor 7th Extensions

Stage 4 | Lesson: 34 | Step 4 – (Theory) There are only 3 traditional extensions available over a minor 7th chord which allows for easy learning. Although all the extensions are natural and come from the dorian mode, they’re gorgeous when stacked in combination or alone in specific places.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Minor Pentatonic Scale

Stage 4 | Lesson: 34 | Step 1 – (Theory) The minor pentatonic scale is very popular and widely used amongst the pros to create a modern jazz improv sound. You can hear this modern sound with the minor pentatonic scale used by pianists such as McCoy, Chick, Herbie, Kenny Kirkland, Joey Calderazzo, and more.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Pentatonic Scales

Stage 4 | Lesson: 33 | Step 1 – (Theory) You may be surprised you’re coming across this so late since most people use pentatonic scales very early to improvise with because they’re only 5 notes. But pentatonic scales are quite the opposite of easy. In order to fully utilize them for the modern sound they create, without sounding cheesy and robotic, they take a lot of practice and work to get them right.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Extensions Overview

Stage 4 | Lesson: 33 | Step 3 – (Theory) Extensions are the colors that great painters use to create their masterpiece. Extensions produce the amazing atmospheres, moods, and imagery you feel, see and hear when you listen to jazz. They will be a game changer in your playing when you learn to utilize them in the correct way.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Drop 2 Voicings

Stage 3 | Lesson: 32 | Step 1 – (Theory) This is an extremely important step in your voicing journey. Drop 2 voicings, or “Bill Evans” voicings as some people like to call them, will lead to the purest and authentic jazz voicing sound you can get.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Passing Block Chords

Stage 3 | Lesson: 31 | Step 3 – (Theory) Passing block chords is going to a extremely popular sound and texture you’re sure to recognize. These are going to be extremely versatile in so many different tunes.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Block Chord Intro

Stage | Lesson: 31 | Step 2 – (Theory) Everyone wants to learn how to play block chords and for good reason. They sound gorgeous and can be used in so many different ways. Here we’ll learn exactly how to get started with them.

Enter Now »
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