This Free Introductory Pack Includes The Entire Solo As Performed In This Video As Well As Audio mp3
The solo transcription demonstrated by guitarist Malcolm Macfarlane over Giant Steps by John Coltrane can be downloaded here for free. Full transcription as well as three mp3 files (full speed, 75% and 50%) for practice purposes.
With eight lessons in total within the series, the breadth of learning delivered by Malcolm is huge and is both in depth and comprehensive. If you are looking to understand how to create chords, understand harmony, solo and comp not only over Giant Steps, but jazz progressions in general, this is the course for you.
This free download is a taster of just some of the techniques, concepts and ideas that are presented by Malcolm MacFarlane over the entire course.
Make sure that you check out the other lessons in this series:
Giant Steps Lesson Contents
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 2 - Chordal playing. 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.
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.
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