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Vocal Accompaniment Mastery
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Select a lesson below to start your journey.

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Goal:

Playing and accompanying vocalists in a duet is an incredibly rewarding experience. The music and bond created is like none other. But how do we offer support, and allow our own voice to come through?

In this mini course you’ll learn our one of a kind system called “The Switch” to create a rich, engaging and supportive accompaniment for all tunes, tempos & styles.

Focus Points:

  • All aspects of vocal accompaniment
  • The strategies and methods can be used for instrumental accompaniment as well. 

COURSE LESSONS

  • Lesson 1: Creating A Foundation
    • Step #1 – The Setup Overview
    • Step #2 – Low End Setup
    • Step #3 – Middle Register Setup
    • Step #4 – High End Setup
  • Lesson 2: LH and RH Components
    • Step #1 – Overview Demo
    • Step #2 – LH Bass 2 Feel Notes
    • Step #3 – LH Bass 2 Feel Rhythms
    • Step #4 – LH Bass Motion
    • Step #5 – RH Voicings
    • Step #6 – RH Comping Rhythms 4 Beats
    • Step #7 – RH Comping Rhythms 2 Beats
    • Step #8 – RH Comping with LH 2 Feel
  • Lesson 3: The Accompaniment Switch
    • Step #1 – Active vs. Nonactive
    • Step #2 – Learning THE SWITCH
    • Step #3 – Multiple Rhythms and The Switch
    • Step #4 – Multiple Rhythms for AR
  • Lesson 4: In Measure Switch
    • Step #1 – In-Measure Change With LH Start
    • Step #2 – In-Measure Change With RH Start
    • Step #3 – Within Measure With Option LH
    • Step #4 – Within Measure Change RH Start
    • Step #5 – Synced Rhythms Between Hands
    • Step #6 – Putting It Together
  • Lesson 5: Movements, Reharms, And Fills
    • Step #1 – Specific Passing Movements
    • Step #2 – Relative 2 Minor Reharm
    • Step #3 – Minor Walk With Passing Dim
    • Step #4 – Tritone Reharm For Movement
    • Step #5 – Minor Half Step Walk Down
    • Step #6 – Drop 2s
    • Step #7 – 3rd Approach
    • Step #8 – Improv Line RH
  • Lesson 6: 8 Different Styles
    • Step #1 – Different Feels, One Tempo
    • Step #2 – Ain’t Misbehavin’
    • Step #3 – Night And Day
    • Step #4 – It’s Only A Paper Moon
    • Step #5 – Centerpiece
    • Step #6 – At Last
    • Step #7 – Corcovado
  • Lesson 7: Straight And Swing Ballads
    • Step #1 – How To Play Rubato
    • Step #2 – Time
    • Step #3 – Rhythm For Fills
    • Step #4 – Improv Fills, Runs, And Harmony
    • Step #5 – Reharms
    • Step #6 – Switching To Ballad Swing
    • Step #7 – Slow Swing Dirty
  • Lesson 8: Rock And Pop
    • Step #1 – Setup And Rhythms
    • Step #2 – Voiceleading In RH
    • Step #3 – LH Bass Motion Rhythm
    • Step #4 – RH Rhythms And Fills – Simple
    • Step #5 – Hands Together, Part 1
    • Step #6 – Hands Together, Part 2
    • Step #7 – Hands Together, Part 3
  • Lesson 9: Creating Intros
    • Step #1 – Open-Ended Endings
    • Step #2 – Last 8 Or 4
    • Step #3 – Vamp
    • Step #4 – 1-4-3-6
    • Step #5 – 1-6-2-6
    • Step #6 – Made-Up Intro
  • Lesson 10: Creating Outros
    • Step #1 – Tag Outro
    • Step #2 – Sharp 4
    • Step #3 – Vamp
    • Step #4 – Flat 7
    • Step #5 – Break With Progressions
  • Lesson 11: Walkthroughs And Analysis
    • Step #1 – The Way You Look Tonight
    • Step #2 – Honeysuckle Rose
    • Step #3 – A Sleeping Bee
    • Step #4 – They Can’t Take That Away
    • Step #5 – Cherokee

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Home / Specialty Courses / Vocal Accompaniment Mastery

Vocal Accompaniment Mastery
(Journey)

Select a lesson below to start your journey.

Journey-Created-2

Goal:

Playing and accompanying vocalists in a duet is an incredibly rewarding experience. The music and bond created is like none other. But how do we offer support, and allow our own voice to come through?

In this mini course you’ll learn our one of a kind system called “The Switch” to create a rich, engaging and supportive accompaniment for all tunes, tempos & styles.

Focus Points:

  • All aspects of vocal accompaniment
  • The strategies and methods can be used for instrumental accompaniment as well. 

COURSE LESSONS

  • Lesson 1: Creating A Foundation
    • Step #1 – The Setup Overview
    • Step #2 – Low End Setup
    • Step #3 – Middle Register Setup
    • Step #4 – High End Setup
  • Lesson 2: LH and RH Components
    • Step #1 – Overview Demo
    • Step #2 – LH Bass 2 Feel Notes
    • Step #3 – LH Bass 2 Feel Rhythms
    • Step #4 – LH Bass Motion
    • Step #5 – RH Voicings
    • Step #6 – RH Comping Rhythms 4 Beats
    • Step #7 – RH Comping Rhythms 2 Beats
    • Step #8 – RH Comping with LH 2 Feel
  • Lesson 3: The Accompaniment Switch
    • Step #1 – Active vs. Nonactive
    • Step #2 – Learning THE SWITCH
    • Step #3 – Multiple Rhythms and The Switch
    • Step #4 – Multiple Rhythms for AR
  • Lesson 4: In Measure Switch
    • Step #1 – In-Measure Change With LH Start
    • Step #2 – In-Measure Change With RH Start
    • Step #3 – Within Measure With Option LH
    • Step #4 – Within Measure Change RH Start
    • Step #5 – Synced Rhythms Between Hands
    • Step #6 – Putting It Together
  • Lesson 5: Movements, Reharms, And Fills
    • Step #1 – Specific Passing Movements
    • Step #2 – Relative 2 Minor Reharm
    • Step #3 – Minor Walk With Passing Dim
    • Step #4 – Tritone Reharm For Movement
    • Step #5 – Minor Half Step Walk Down
    • Step #6 – Drop 2s
    • Step #7 – 3rd Approach
    • Step #8 – Improv Line RH
  • Lesson 6: 8 Different Styles
    • Step #1 – Different Feels, One Tempo
    • Step #2 – Ain’t Misbehavin’
    • Step #3 – Night And Day
    • Step #4 – It’s Only A Paper Moon
    • Step #5 – Centerpiece
    • Step #6 – At Last
    • Step #7 – Corcovado
  • Lesson 7: Straight And Swing Ballads
    • Step #1 – How To Play Rubato
    • Step #2 – Time
    • Step #3 – Rhythm For Fills
    • Step #4 – Improv Fills, Runs, And Harmony
    • Step #5 – Reharms
    • Step #6 – Switching To Ballad Swing
    • Step #7 – Slow Swing Dirty
  • Lesson 8: Rock And Pop
    • Step #1 – Setup And Rhythms
    • Step #2 – Voiceleading In RH
    • Step #3 – LH Bass Motion Rhythm
    • Step #4 – RH Rhythms And Fills – Simple
    • Step #5 – Hands Together, Part 1
    • Step #6 – Hands Together, Part 2
    • Step #7 – Hands Together, Part 3
  • Lesson 9: Creating Intros
    • Step #1 – Open-Ended Endings
    • Step #2 – Last 8 Or 4
    • Step #3 – Vamp
    • Step #4 – 1-4-3-6
    • Step #5 – 1-6-2-6
    • Step #6 – Made-Up Intro
  • Lesson 10: Creating Outros
    • Step #1 – Tag Outro
    • Step #2 – Sharp 4
    • Step #3 – Vamp
    • Step #4 – Flat 7
    • Step #5 – Break With Progressions
  • Lesson 11: Walkthroughs And Analysis
    • Step #1 – The Way You Look Tonight
    • Step #2 – Honeysuckle Rose
    • Step #3 – A Sleeping Bee
    • Step #4 – They Can’t Take That Away
    • Step #5 – Cherokee

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