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Otmaro Ruiz (Applying Scales for Jazz) 1

Otmaro Ruiz (Applying Scales for Jazz) 1

Jazz, Improvisation, Grouping Scales, Chord Tones, Extensions, Etc.
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Artist: Otmaro Ruiz
Length: 38:01

 

Description: Building upon his “scales for jazz” masterclass series, Grammy-nominated pianist Otmaro Ruiz takes it one step further in this “applying scales for jazz” follow-up series. In this first part (1 of 2), Otmaro explains how to apply scales in a musical context by utilizing groupings, chord tones, customizations, extensions and more. If you want to start making music with your scale knowledge, this lesson is for you.

* There is an additional PDF for this video series which includes the embedded notation seen in the videos. The PDF is included in the bundle (seen above for $31.99) or it can be purchased separately here.

Topics Covered: Jazz, improvisation, using scales, intervallic improvisation, being musical, the importance of context, groupings, linear improvisation, customizing scales, using chord tones, creating drama, approach notes, extensions, resolving notes, etc.


Otmaro Ruiz (Applying Scales for Jazz) 1

Otmaro Ruiz (Applying Scales for Jazz) 1

Jazz, Improvisation, Grouping Scales, Chord Tones, Extensions, Etc.
Otmaro Ruiz (Applying Scales for Jazz) 2

Otmaro Ruiz (Applying Scales for Jazz) 2

Jazz, Intervallic Improvisation, Triadic Pairs, Using Chromaticism, Etc.
Otmaro Ruiz (Scales for Jazz) 1

Otmaro Ruiz (Scales for Jazz) 1

Scales For Improvisation, Diatonic Modes, Qualities, Chord Tones, Etc.
Otmaro Ruiz (Scales for Jazz) 2

Otmaro Ruiz (Scales for Jazz) 2

Scales For Improvisation, Pentatonics, Symmetric Scales, Bebop Scales, Etc.
Otmaro Ruiz

Piano, Composition

Websites:
www.otmaro.com

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Otmaro Ruiz has performed and/or recorded with:

John McLaughlin, Tito Puente, Arturo Sandoval, John Patitucci, Paquito D’Rivera, Jing Chi, Nana Caymmi, Dori Caymmi, Akira Jimbo, Frank Gambale, Peter Erskine, David Weckl, Art Davis Quintet, Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra, Alain Caron, Gino Vannelli, Tolu, Frank Morgan, Robben Ford, Vinnie Colaiuta, Jon Anderson and Many More.

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