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Jon Cowherd (Compositional Improvisation)

Jon Cowherd (Compositional Improvisation)

Jazz Piano, Improvisation, Compositional Elements, Theme and Variation, Soloing, Etc.
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Artist: Jon Cowherd
Length: 29:50 Minutes

 

Description:In this compositional improvisation masterclass, acclaimed pianist Jon Cowherd shows you how to develop a jazz solo using classical composition techniques. Jon breaks down an original solo over rhythm changes to show you how you can build a compelling improvisation from a simple idea. If you want to learn how to create a complete musical statement over some chord changes, this jazz piano lesson is for you. NOTE: There is a PDF bundled with the download version of this video (not the $8.99 streaming version) which includes the embedded notation seen in the video.

Topics Covered: Piano, jazz, improvisation, soloing, opening statement, permutations, inversion, transposition, retrograde, augmentation, diminution, rhythmic displacement, fragmentation, applications, right and left hand, etc.
Jon Cowherd (Compositional Improvisation)

Jon Cowherd (Compositional Improvisation)

Jazz Piano, Improvisation, Compositional Elements, Theme and Variation, Soloing, Etc.
Jon Cowherd

Piano

Websites:
www.joncowherd.com

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Credits:

 

Brian Blade, Bill Frisell, John Patitucci, Cassandra Wilson, Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash, Lizz Wright, Iggy Pop, Marc Cohn, Mark Olson, Victoria Williams, Marcus Strickland, Jack Wilkins and Many More.

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