MODULE 8 - Combining the Major and Minor Pentatonics

There is something that pleases the human Ear by ascending using the major pentatonic - and descending using the minor pentatonic. Would you agree?
So combing the Major and Minor pentatonic like this in a Non Symmetrical way is a great, tremendously useful concept to practice and incorporate.

Module 8

Course Contents

  • 21 meticulously prepared deep dive video classes 
  • PDFs accompanying the video classes in various keys 
  • MP3 practice downloads for all classes
  • Focus on how to incorporate the major and minor pentatonics
  • Essential Blues Cliche endings Harmonic tutorial
  • Question and Answer Eartraining workout
  • Interactive community discussions for each class 
  • Including course introduction module
  • Including pre-course study module 
  • Lifetime access to the course material 
  • Course curriculum

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      1. WATCH ME if you are new to improvisation

      2. 1.1 Ways to practice the Major and Minor Arpeggios

      3. 1.2 Improvising on a Blues just using Arpeggio notes

      4. 1.3 Fundamental Combination Arpeggio practice around the cycle

      5. 1.4 Amazing ´SECRET´Major arpeggio to know

      6. 2. Swing Jazz 8th notes Explanation

      7. 3. Jazz Rhythm Practice without instrument

      8. The Non Symmetrical Major/Minor Arpeggio

      9. I to IV Improvisation just using arpeggio notes

      10. 153 stretched cycle 5 workout

      1. 1. Combining the Major and Minor PENTATONICS

      2. 2. Ways to Practice the Major and Minor Blues scales

      3. 3. Ways to USE the Major and Minor Pentatonic

      4. 4. Major and Minor pentatonic 12 key practice

      5. 5. Combining the Major and Minor Blues scales

      6. 6. Ways to practice the Major Minor Blues scale

      7. 7. How to USE the Major MInor Blues scale

      8. 8. MajorMinor Blues scale in 12 keys

      9. 9. Introducing the Major and Minor Bebop Blues scale

      10. 10. How to practice the Bebop Blues scale

      11. 11. Ways to USE the Bebop Blues scale

      12. 12. Demonstration of the Bebop Blues scale in 12 keys

      13. 13. Hidden Tritones

      14. 14. Harmonising the Major and Minor Pentatonic

      15. 15. Adding Grace Notes = Adding Soul

      16. 16. Tutorial - 3 Classic Examples of Blues in Jazz tunes

      17. 17. Examples of Bebop in 4 killer Jazz solos

      18. 18. Mixing Bebop, Altered and Blues - BAB - the sounds you need to know!

      19. 19. Charlie Parker Blues examples

      20. 20. Major and Minor examples over a static groove

      21. 21. Non Symmetrical Scale collection

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