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Kenny Barron – Slow Boat To China

DESCRIPTION

Watch as Kenny Barron shows us how it’s done over the tune “Slow Boat to China.” He begins with some swinging 8th note lines, and soon ventures into a series of double time passages which demonstrate his virtuosity at the instrument. His 3rd chorus features a chordal style of soloing which adds dimension and builds energy into the climax of the solo. With playing like this, it’s no wonder that Stan Getz wanted him in his band!

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Follow along as we explore ways to practice various concepts from this solo and discuss ways to incorporate these elements into your own improvising!

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Lab Education Area: Transcription Analysis

Kenny Barron – Slow Boat To China

DESCRIPTION

Watch as Kenny Barron shows us how it’s done over the tune “Slow Boat to China.” He begins with some swinging 8th note lines, and soon ventures into a series of double time passages which demonstrate his virtuosity at the instrument. His 3rd chorus features a chordal style of soloing which adds dimension and builds energy into the climax of the solo. With playing like this, it’s no wonder that Stan Getz wanted him in his band!

Lab Education Area: Transcription Analysis

Kenny Barron – Slow Boat To China

DESCRIPTION

Watch as Kenny Barron shows us how it’s done over the tune “Slow Boat to China.” He begins with some swinging 8th note lines, and soon ventures into a series of double time passages which demonstrate his virtuosity at the instrument. His 3rd chorus features a chordal style of soloing which adds dimension and builds energy into the climax of the solo. With playing like this, it’s no wonder that Stan Getz wanted him in his band!

PRACTICE

DESCRIPTION

Follow along as we explore ways to practice various concepts from this solo and discuss ways to incorporate these elements into your own improvising!

DESCRIPTION

Follow along as we explore ways to practice various concepts from this solo and discuss ways to incorporate these elements into your own improvising!

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