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Larry Koonse (Jazz Pentatonics)

Larry Koonse (Jazz Pentatonics)

Jazz, Pentatonic Scales, Soloing, Playing Changes, Etc.
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Artist: Larry Koonse
Length: 42:25

 

Description: In this jazz pentatonics guitar lesson, acclaimed guitarist Larry Koonse discusses and demonstrates his approach to using pentatonic scales in the jazz idiom. Larry shows you how to play through standard changes with pentatonics utilizing groupings, rhythmic displacement, rhythmic dissonance, “chord family” and more. NOTE: There is a PDF bundled with the download version of this video (not the $8.99 streaming version) which includes some handwritten materials (by Larry) that support these concepts.

Topics Covered: Jazz Guitar, Pentatonic Scales, Soloing, Phrasing, Voice Leading, Pentatonic Lines, That “Coltrane Sound”, Exercises, Playing Through “Invitation” Changes, Jazz Harmony, Analysis, Polyrhythms, Harmonic Reinterpretations, Chord Family, Eighth Notes, Triplets, Rhythmic Groupings, Dominant Pentatonic, Permutations, Rhythmic Templates, Chromaticism, Etc.
Larry Koonse (Accompanying a Vocalist) 1

Larry Koonse (Accompanying a Vocalist) 1

Jazz Guitar, Comping, Voicings, Standards, Being Musical, Etc.
Larry Koonse (Accompanying a Vocalist) 2

Larry Koonse (Accompanying a Vocalist) 2

Jazz Guitar, Comping, Voicings, Standards, Being Musical, Etc.
Larry Koonse (Jazz Comping: Blues)

Larry Koonse (Jazz Comping: Blues)

Jazz Guitar, Comping, Blues, Voicings, Harmony, Etc.
Larry Koonse (Jazz Comping: Standard Progression)

Larry Koonse (Jazz Comping: Standard Progression)

Jazz Guitar, Comping, Standards, Voicings, Harmony, Etc.
Larry Koonse (Jazz Pentatonics)

Larry Koonse (Jazz Pentatonics)

Jazz, Pentatonic Scales, Soloing, Playing Changes, Etc.
Larry Koonse (Playing Over the Bar Line)

Larry Koonse (Playing Over the Bar Line)

Playing Over the Bar Line, Jazz Guitar, Soloing, Odd Meters, Polyrhythms, Etc.
Jazz Guitar Masterclass - Larry Koonse - Jazz Lesson

Larry Koonse 1 (Guitar)

Guitar, Jazz, Improvisation, Chord Scales, Chromaticism, Rhythmic Dissonance, Pentatonics, Enclosures
Jazz Guitar Masterclass - Larry Koonse - Jazz Lesson

Larry Koonse 2 (Guitar)

Guitar, Jazz, Improvisation, Chord Scales, Chromaticism, Rhythmic Dissonance, Pentatonics, Enclosures
Larry Koonse
Guitar

Website: www.larrykoonse.com

 

Credits:

 

Larry Koonse has performed and/or recorded with:

Billy Childs, John Dankworth, Brian Blade, Rod Stewart, Mel Torme, John Patitucci, David Friesen, Ray Brown, Linda Ronstadt, Terry Gibbs, Bob Brookmeyer, Bob Sheppard, Karrin Allyson, Warne Marsh, Percy Faith, L.A. Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Cleo Laine, Al Hirt, Jimmy Rowles, Lee Konitz, Larry Goldings, Alan Broadbent, Bill Perkins, Toots Thielemanns, Clay Jenkins, Charlie Haden and many more.

Visit Larry Koonse Bio and Artist Page.