September 24, 2015
Original solo on the chord progression to "Take the A Train," using only arpeggios, passing tones, and neighbor notes.
June 2, 2015
Forman's three choruses on "I'm an Old Cowhand" clearly demonstrate his impeccable time, melodic sense, and great linear playing.
May 21, 2015
A seven measure line full of great bebop devices delived with a strong sense of swing.
April 4, 2015
The goal of this lesson is to demonstrate melodic eighth note lines that outline the ii–V–I progression without using any notes outside of the key.
July 4, 2014
This lesson demonstrates melodic ideas that outline a ii–V a tritone away from the underlying harmonic progression.
February 9, 2011
Saxophonist Sonny Stitt outlining a set of substitute triads on the first four bars of a blues in C
February 8, 2011
Konitz’s line demonstrates surrounding chord tones with neighbor notes and chromatic approaches, a typical bebop device.