Jonny May

Learn how to improvise over the Extended Turnaround Progression, used in hundreds of jazz standards including O Christmas Tree. You’ll learn 2 left hand accompaniments, 13 right hand soloing techniques, 13 exercises to master improv, and the 3 Line Building Principles to create interesting lines.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the Extended Turnaround Progression Chords
  • Master 2 left hand comping (accompanying) approaches
  • Explore 6 single-note improv exercises: 8ths, triplets, slides, & turns
  • Discover 7 double-note improv exercises: harmonized 8ths, triplets, slides, turns, & rolls
  • Learn 3 line building tips for creating an interesting improvisation
Learning Focus
  • Exercises
  • Improvisation
  • Lead Sheets
  • Riffs
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