Line exercises with standards 

 

Year 1

Semester 1

 

Blue Bossa

1 Blue Bossa just melody, pdf, audio, video

1a Blue Bossa 3 part voicings on figures, pdf, , audio, video

1b Blue Bossa Open voicings, lots of tensions, pdfaudio, video

2 Blue Bossa Rhythm with 1 and 3, pdf, audio, video

2a Blue Bossa Rhythm with 1 and 3, ant. ,pdf, audio, video

3 Blue Bossa Rhythm with 1,3,5,7, pdf, audio, video

4 Blue Bossa Rhythm with inversions, audio, video

4a Blue Bossa inversions filled with scale tones pdf, audio, video

5 Blue Bossa Open voicings, only tensions pdf, audio, video

5a Blue Bossa , tensions with approaches pdf, audio, video

6 Blue Bossa BH Chr. scale c-g pdf, audio, video

6a Blue Bossa BH Chr. scale g-d, pdf, audio, video

7 Blue Bossa Melody filled with connecting enclosures, pdf, audio, video

 

Make your own embellished guidetone line

8 Blue Bossa worksheet

 

There'll never be another you

1 There'll never be another you, Bass 1 and 3 pdf, audio, video

2 There'll never be another you, Bass 1,3 and 5 pdf, audio, video

3 There'll never be another you, guidetones pdf, audio, video

3a There'll never be another you, guidetones emb.1 pdf, audio, video

3b There'll never be another you, guidetones emb.2 pdf, audio, video

3c here'll never be another you, guidetones emb.2 rhy 1 pdf, audio, video

3d There'll never be another you, guidetones emb.2 rhy 2 pdf, audio, video

3e There'll never be another you, guidetones emb.2 rhy 2, group rhythm pdf, audio, video

3f There'll never be group arrangement on Basslicks pdf, audio, video

    trp, alto, piano, ac. guit., el. guitar, bass

3g There'll never, Inversions in 5 pdf, audio, video

 

Satin Doll

1 Satin Doll 1 and 3 pdf, audio, video

2 Satin Doll funk band pdf, audio, video, playalong

   bass, piano, guitar, trumpet

3 Satin doll chordscales 1 quarter notes up and down pdfvideo, playalong

4 Satin doll chordscales 1 eighth notes up down  pdf,up down  pdf, videoplayalong

5 Satin doll chordscales 1 eighth notes  in thirds up down pdf, videoplayalong

6 Satin doll chordscales 1 pattern 1, pdf6 Satin doll chordscales 1 pattern 1, pdf, video 

 

Misty

1 Misty melody pdf, video

2 Misty 4 part close pdf, video

3 Misty melodic step progression pdf, video

4 Misty line 1, pdf, video

5 Misty line 1a pdf, video

6 Misty line 1b pdf, video

 

Make your own embellished guidetone line

7 Misty worksheet

 

Yardbird Suite

1 Yardbird suite melody with chords pdf Yardbird suite melody with chords pdf, video

1a Yardbird suite, just melody pdf

2 Yardbird suite walking bassline pdf, video

3 Yardbird suite from bassline to 8th notes pdf, video

4 Yardbird playalong

 

Darn that dream

1a Darn that dream melody with chords .pdf, video

1aa Darn that dream only melody video

1b Darn that dream Encl. 1 complete song pdf, video

2a Darn that dream guidetone in half notes down, A section pdf, video

2b Darn that dream guidetone in pattern down, A section pdf, video

3a Darn that dream chordscale ex. A quarter notes.starting on B, A section pdf, video

3b Darn that dream chordscale ex. A quarter notes.starting on D, A section pdf, video

3c Darn that dream chordscale ex. A quarter notes.starting on G, A section pdf, video

3d Darn that dream chordscale ex. in eighth notes A section pdf, video

3e Darn that dream pattern up A section pdf, video

3f Darn that dream chordscale up down complete song pdf, video

3h Darn that dream A section playalong pdf, video, audio

3i Darn that dream B section playalong pdf, video, audio

3j Darn that dream complete song playalong pdf, video, audio

 

 

All the things you are

1 All the things you are melody pdf, video

1a All the things you are melody with chords pdf

2 All the things you are arp up down 2 bars with chords pdf, video

2 the things you are arp up down 2 bars only arps pdf

2a All the things you are arp up down 2 bars, 1 approachnote pdf, video

2b All the things you are arp up down 2 bars, 2 approachnotes pdf, video

2c All the things you are arp up down 2 bars, Ant. pdf, video

3 All the things you are pattern 1 pdf, video

4a All the things you are Rhythm 1 pdf, video

4b All the things you are Rhythm 2 pdf, video

5 All the things you are Basie pdf, video


Semester 2

 

The end of a love affair

1 The end of a love affair complete score pdf, video

1a The end of a love affair only melody pdf, video 

1b The end of a love affair Bass and melody pdf, video

1c The end of a love affair playalong pdf, video

 

Everything happens to me

1 Everything happens to me, complete score pdf, video, playalong

Everything happens to me bass and melody alternating(pdf), (Bb), (Eb),  audio, video

Everything happens to me pdf, guidetones and rhythm (Bb), (Eb), audio, video, playalong

 

All of me

  • Bass and melody alternating    

 All of me (pdf), (Bb), (Eb), audio, video

  • Arps and rhythm

All of me, arps in 4 pdf, (C) (Bb) (Eb), audio, video

All of me, arps in 4 with anticipation, pdf (C)pdf (C) (Bb) (Eb), audio, video

  • Scales and rhythm

All of me, scales after Barry Harris, pdf (C) (Bb) (Eb), audio, video (Rhythm 1), (Rhythm 2)

 

 

Black Orpheus

  • Learn Bossa nova on guitar or piano by playing the standard in that style!

 

Here's that rainy day

 

How insensitive

 

Like someone in love

1) Like someone in love complete score pdf, video

1a) Like someone in love only melody pdf, video 

2) Like someone in love bass and melody, video


 

Year 2

Semester 1

 

If I should lose you

1 if I should lose you 1 and 3 pdf, audio, video

2 if I should lose you, just guidetones pdf, audio, video

3 if I should lose you guidetones in rhythm pdf, audio, video

4 if I should lose you, 2 guidetones pdf, audio, video

 

Night and day

1 Night and day 1 and 3 latin pdf, audio, video

2 Night and day 1 and 3 pdfpdf, audio, video

3 Night and day pentatonics pdfpdf, audio, video

 

Nica's Dream

1 Nica's dream montuno pdf, audio, video

2 Nica's dream baiao in 5 pdf, audio, video, playalong

bass, piano, alto, tenor, trumpet

 

Stella by Starlight

1 Stella by starlight Melody and bass alternating (learn by heart):

piano, bass, guitar, trombone, trumpet, alto, tenor

video, playalong

Extra exercises:

Sing the voices while playing the playalong

Play these exercises in duo, alternating the red and blue lines

2 Stella by starlight Melody and guidetones alternating (learn by heart):

piano, bass, guitar, trombone, trumpet, alto, tenor

video, playalong

Extra exercises:

Sing the voices while listening to the playalong

Play these exercises in duo, alternating the red and blue lines

 

3 Stella chordscale 1 up/down pdf, video

Extra exercises: Play the same exercise, now starting on G, Bb or D

 

4a Stella appoachpattern 1 for chordtones pdf, video, playalong

4b Stella appoachpattern 2 for chordtones pdf, videoplayalong

4c Stella appoachpattern 3 for chordtones pdf, video,.playalong

 

I'll remember april

 

Triste

 

Green dolphin street


 

Semester 2

 

Joy Spring

  • Guidetones and rhythm

Joy Spring, guidetones and bass pdf, audio, video

Joy Spring, 2 gt's and bass.ant. pdf, audio, video

Joy Spring, guidetones 2, pdf, audio, video

Joy Spring, guidetones pdf, audio, video

  • Arps and rhythm

Joy Spring, P alto 6 pdf, audio, video

Joy Spring, P alto in 7, only bass pdf, audio, video

Joy Spring, P alto in 7 pdf, audio, video

Joy Spring, arps (3 on 2) pdf, audio, video

 

Solar

1 Solar complete score pdf, video

2 Solar 1,3,5 Latin pdf, video

3 Solar playalong video

Check Miles Davis' solo!

 

Bluesette

  • Melody and rhythm

Bluesette, melody in 7, pdf (C), (Bb), (Eb), playalong, video

  • Scales and rhythm

Bluesette, Scale s after Barry Harris, pdf (C), (Bb), (Eb), audio, video, playalong

  • Bass and rhythm

Bluesette, Latin bass in 3, pdf, rhythm 1 (C), (Bb), (Eb), audio, playalong, video, 2 rhythms

Bluesette, Latin bass in 3, pdf, rhythm 2 (C), (Bb), (Eb) audioplayalong, video2 rhythms

Bluesette, bass in 7, pdf, rhythm 1 (C), (Bb), (Eb), playalong, video, 2 rhythms

Bluesette, bass in 7, pdf, rhythm 2 (C), (Bb), (Eb), playalong, 2 rhythms

  • Bluesette Band

Bluesette, band - Full Score pdf, video

Bluesette, band - Playalong, video

Bluesette, band two voices pdf

piano, guitar, bassguitar, claves, alto, tenor

 

 

 

Have you met miss Jones

  • Bass and rhythm

Have you met miss Jones in 7, pdf (C), (Bb), (Eb), audio, playalong, video

 

What is this thing called love

 

What's new

 


Chordscale exercises

Chords for chordscale exersises on short vamps

1 Cmaj7- Dbmaj7 

2 Cmaj7- Ebmaj7

3 Cmaj7- Abmaj7

4 Cmaj7- Ab7

5 Cmaj7- Gbmaj7

6 Cmaj7- Bbmaj7

7 Cmaj7-Bb7

8 Cmaj7- Db7

9 Cmaj7- Bmaj7

10 Cmaj7-G9,13

11 Cmaj7-G13b9

12 Cmaj7-G13b9sus4 

13 Cmaj7-G9,b13 

14 Cmaj7,Gb9,b13 

15 Cmaj7,G7b10,b13 

16 I, V7 of II, II, g,f,f,e

17 I,V7 of III,III 

18 I, V7 of II, II, B,Bb,a,ab.

19 Cmaj7,G7b5,b9 

20 Cmaj7,G7b5,b9,13 

21 Cmaj7,Gb10,13 

22 I, V7 of II, II, B,C,C,B 

23 I,V7 of VI,VI

24 Bbmaj7 of Eb7, Ab7, G7, ch.There is no greater love

25 Cmaj7,Ebmaj7,Abmaj7, Dbmaj7 25 Cmaj7,Ebmaj7,Abmaj7, Dbmaj7 

 

 

transposing songs by seeing the relationschip of the melody, bassline and the key without thinking of tonalities by

singing both melody and bassline)

 

 

(Linking arpeggios by working with inversions as pivot)