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John Abercrombie (Jazz Guitar) 1

John Abercrombie (Jazz Guitar) 1

Jazz Guitar, Improvisation, Playing Through Changes, Melodic Phrasing, Etc.
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Length: 43:40

 

Description: In part one (1 of 2) of this jazz guitar lesson, legendary guitarist John Abercrombie breaks down his unique style. John demonstrates and discusses improvisation, playing through changes, using limitations, playing melodically, jazz language and more. If you’re looking to improvise over changes more freely and melodically, this guitar lesson is for you.

Topics Covered: Improvisation, playing though changes, using limitations, jazz harmony, walking bass lines, using intervals, motivic development, playing melodically, playing over the barline, triplets, traditional harmony, “Alone Together” changes, feel, jazz lines, playing horizontally, chromaticism, phrasing, jazz language, being musical, static harmony, the rhythmic approach, etc.
John Abercrombie (Composition & Improvisation)

John Abercrombie (Composition & Improvisation)

Jazz Guitar Composition, Improvisation, Non-Functional Harmony, Etc.
John Abercrombie (Jazz Guitar) 1

John Abercrombie (Jazz Guitar) 1

Jazz Guitar, Improvisation, Playing Through Changes, Melodic Phrasing, Etc.
John Abercrombie (Jazz Guitar) 2

John Abercrombie (Jazz Guitar) 2

Jazz Guitar, Improvisation, Playing Through Changes, Melodic Phrasing, Etc.
John Abercrombie

Guitar, Composition

Websites:
www.johnabercrombie.com

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Credits:

 

John Abercrombie has recorded and/or performed with The Brecker Brothers, John Scofield, Gateway, Johnny “Hammond” Smith, Marc Cohen, Gato Barbieri, Barry Miles, Dave Liebman, Enrico Rava, Billy Cobham, Horace Arnold, Jack DeJohnette, Gil Evans, Charles Earland, Michal Urbaniak, Collin Walcott, Ralph Towner, Barre Phillips, Clint Houston, Terry Plumeri, Urszula Dudziak, Bobby Hutcherson, George Mraz, Mike NockClimbing, McCoy Tyner, Goerge Marsh, Andy LaVerne, Don Thompson, Peter Erskine, John Patitucci, Richie Beirach, Tom Harrell, Jeff Palmer, Michel Petrucciani, Paul Bley, Henry Kaiser, Kenny Wheeler, Henri Texier, John D’earth, Danny Gottlieb, Jim Hall, Joe Lovano, Charles Mingus, Bob Mintzer, Bob Brookmeyer, Harvie Swartz, Gust William, Niels Lan Doky, Bruce Gertz, Vassar Clements, Tim Hagans, Lonnie Smith, Les ArbuckleBush, Jacek Kochan, Marc Copland, Sigi Finkel, Charles Lloyd, Vince Mendoza, Lee Konitz and many more.

 

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