Jazz Improvisation Techniques

Musicians – playing jazz and other genres – use improvisation to explore their creativity and to generate musical ideas. This course – by the talented jazz artist Gregg Fine – shows how to unleash the power of improvisation in your music!

App Features:
• 120 minutes of video training
• Super clear explanations
• Offline Playback (no internet connection needed)
• Easy to navigate

Course Outline:
1. Intro and Course Overview (02:20)
2. Playing "Standards" (03:10)
3. "Standards": Exploring the Song - Part 1 (02:33)
4. "Standards": Exploring the Song - Part 2 (02:21)
5. Common Tones (02:40)
6. Melody Jazz (02:04)
7. Chromatic Passing Notes (02:53)
8. Chromatic Approach Notes (02:16)
9. Variation and Repetition (05:35)
10. Call and Response (02:09)
11. Practice Time: "Standards" (01:06)
12. Playing Ballads (06:34)
13. Building a Solo (02:50)
14. Practice Time: Ballads (04:59)
15. Playing Bebop (04:58)
16. Improvising with the Bebop Scale (04:02)
17. Enclosures (02:47)
18. Using Altered Notes in a Solo (03:24)
19. Tritone Substitutions (04:35)
20. Quotes (03:54)
21. Anticipation (01:48)
22. Trading Fours (03:41)
23. Practice Time: Bebop (01:43)
24. Modal Jazz (03:26)
25. Modal Jazz: Exploring the Song (03:31)
26. Using Space (02:22)
27. Using Motifs (03:13)
28. Working with Different Scales (04:34)
29. Improvising with Pentatonics (04:24)
30. Intervallic Playing (03:25)
31. Playing "Inside" and "Outside" (02:04)
32. Chordal Superimposition (02:06)
33. Practice Time: Modal Jazz (02:01)
34. Bitonality (03:21)
35. Bitonal Chords (02:23)
36. Improvising over Bitonal Chords (04:14)
37. Practice Time: Bitonality (03:49)
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Updated
February 11, 2014
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