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Wes Montgomery Chord Solo Transcription: Unit 7

Today’s transcription comes from Montreal Jazz guitarist Pat Mahoney. A high energy chord solo from one of Wes Montgomery’s Best recordings: Smokin at the Half Note with the Wynton Kelly Trio. This is a great study in block chords. Actually … Continue reading

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Jazz up your minor Blues

10 roads through a minor blues Today I thought I would extend my last post Jazz up your blues, and turn my attention to minor blues. One great way to get these new changes into you head, is to use … Continue reading

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Jazz up your Blues

I thought about calling this post ”Introduction to Non-diatonic (Chromatic) Chord Substitution by Adding root movement”, but ”Jazz up you blues” sounded so much sexier. So today’s jazzing up is all about transforming a simple 12 bar blues. Make no … Continue reading

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Steve Masakowski Transcription: I’ll Pass (G Blues)

I’ll Pass (G Blues) from the Album: For Joe Steve Masakowski For Joe Today’s offering is transcription of Steve Masakowski’s solo on a G Blues. Steve is a most amazing player! I learned so much about playing in a guitar … Continue reading

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