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Jonny May

Learn to confidently solo over this essential jazz progression. The 1 6 2 5 progression will help you master important improv concepts such as phrasing, connecting scales, and more.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the classic 1-6-2-5 Progression
  • Develop New Soling Techniques
  • Play with Different Left Hand Rhythms and Styles
  • Discover New Lines to Inspire You
Learning Focus
  • Chords
  • Improvisation
  • Scales

Course Lessons

Soloing Over a Turnaround 1 – Lesson 1

The Progression, Root Position, Shells, Shell Groove

Soloing Over a Turnaround 1 – Lesson 3

2 Scales for Soloing, 7 Scale Positions

Soloing Over a Turnaround 1 – Lesson 4

7 Exercises for Connecting Scales

Soloing Over a Turnaround 1 – Lesson 5

3 Principles of Soloing, How to Create Lines

Soloing Over a Turnaround 1 – Lesson 6

10 Lines to Inspire You, Q&A

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