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Otmaro Ruiz (Scales for Jazz) 1

Otmaro Ruiz (Scales for Jazz) 1

Scales For Improvisation, Diatonic Modes, Qualities, Chord Tones, Etc.
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Artist: Otmaro Ruiz
Length: 44:06

 

Description: In part one (1 of 2) of this “scales for jazz” masterclass, Grammy-nominated pianist Otmaro Ruiz shows you the ins and outs of scales and how they function in jazz harmony. Otmaro explains how to balance the diatonic modes so that you don’t have to steer clear of “avoid notes”. If you want to learn about the unique qualities and usages of the diatonic modes, 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 $32.99) or it can be purchased separately here.

Topics Covered: Scales for improvisation, diatonic modes, dealing with “avoid notes”, balancing the scales, chord tones, qualities, jazz, ionian, dorian, phrygian, lydian, mixolydian, aeolian, locrian, patterns, resolving notes, connecting scales through chords, 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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