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Extensions 101
(Mini-Course)

Select a lesson below to start your journey.

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Goal:

This stage of the Success Path Curriculum will focus on the basics and building you a solid foundation to help you excel in the future. It’ll focus on educating you in the basics of jazz theory, technique, and repertoire. How to read jazz charts, chords, symbols and play them as well!

Focus Points:

  • Major and Minor scales
  • How to learn jazz tunes
  • Triads & 7th chords
  • Swingin Eighth Notes
  • Learn first tune: Take The A-Train!

COURSE LESSONS

  • Must Know Theory For A Minor 2-5-1
    • Step #1 – The Progression
    • Step #2 – Minor 7 b5
    • Step #3 – (7, b9, b13)
    • Step #4 – Minor Major 7
    • Step #5 – Rootless Voicings
    • Step #6 – Improv Scales
    • Step #7 – Variations (Tritone Substitutions)
    • Step #8 – The 6 Alt Turnaround
    • Step #9 – 3 Alt & 6 Alt
    • Step #10 – The Halfstep Walkdown

CERTIFICATES

Home / Lab Area / Mini Courses / Extensions 101

Extensions 101
(Mini-Course)

Select a lesson below to start your journey.

Journey-Created-2

Goal:

This stage of the Success Path Curriculum will focus on the basics and building you a solid foundation to help you excel in the future. It’ll focus on educating you in the basics of jazz theory, technique, and repertoire. How to read jazz charts, chords, symbols and play them as well!

Focus Points:

  • Major and Minor scales
  • How to learn jazz tunes
  • Triads & 7th chords
  • Swingin Eighth Notes
  • Learn first tune: Take The A-Train!

COURSE LESSONS

  • Must Know Theory For A Minor 2-5-1
    • Step #1 – The Progression
    • Step #2 – Minor 7 b5
    • Step #3 – (7, b9, b13)
    • Step #4 – Minor Major 7
    • Step #5 – Rootless Voicings
    • Step #6 – Improv Scales
    • Step #7 – Variations (Tritone Substitutions)
    • Step #8 – The 6 Alt Turnaround
    • Step #9 – 3 Alt & 6 Alt
    • Step #10 – The Halfstep Walkdown

CERTIFICATES