A COMPREHENSIVE LESSON THAT COVERS A FOR THOSE LOOKING TO GET THEIR JAZZ CHORDS TOGETHER - THIS IS THE LESSON FOR YOU "COMPING OVER GIANT STEPS"
A 24 page PDF which accompanies the video shown below as well as the GMI website and Youtube channel.
The PDF contains all the chord forms found in the video (over 300 chordal voicings) in easy to view chord boxes. The chord boxes also show added or extra notes whilst the chord form is being played. Omitted notes and note fingering is also given as standard.
This lesson covers the following subject areas:
Outlining the concept
Basic chord formations,
Basic chord demo
Adding extensions and alterations
Demo basic and advanced chords
Utilizing chord inversions
Drop two voicings
Adapted drop two voicings
Adaptive drop two voicings sequence
Voice leading between chords.
Make sure that you check out the other lessons in this series:
Giant Steps Lesson Contents
Free Demonstration Lesson - A complete multi chorus improvisation over the sequence of Giant Steps. Note for note transcription in music and TAB.
Lesson 1- Playing through the sequence in half notes, quarter notes, the tonal centers of the piece, a complete solo. Video includes scales used.
Lesson 3- Learning to solo using a combination of scales, arpeggios and chords. Playing in position re tonal centers, creating rhythmic and melodic/harmonic diversity.