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Instructor
Jonny May
Workshop
Intermediate
02:29:05

In this workshop, you will learn how to improvise piano over major chords with a bluesy sounding scale – the Mixolydian mode!

We’ll start with learning the notes of the scale along with 3 common chord progressions you can use when soloing. Then we’ll learn 5 left hand accompaniments, including chording, rock, latin, flowing, and comping. Jonny will you teach you his best techniques for soloing, including steps, 3rds, and hidden chords. We’ll dive further into the scale by learning 2 block positions and 3 rhythm exercises.

To finish, we’ll practice a scale shifting exercise and learn how to solo over multiple chords.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the notes of the Mixolydian scale in every key
  • Discover 3 common chord progressions you can use the Mixolydian scale to solo over
  • Master 5 left hand accompaniments: chording, rock, latin, flowing, comping
  • Practice 2 block positions and 3 common rhythm exercises
  • Develop your soloing technique with steps, 3rds, and hidden chords
  • Understand how to solo over multiple chords
Learning Focus
  • Exercises
  • Improvisation
  • Scales
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