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Package of one (1) 40 minute Lesson
  • Package of one (1) 40 minute Lesson

Package of one (1) 40 minute Lesson

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Improvisation Lessons, Theory, Tunes, Practice Methods & Big Band concepts based on studies with George Coleman, Frank Foster, and Phil Woods. Thank you!

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Package of four (4) 40 minute Lessons
  • Package of four (4) 40 minute Lessons

Package of four (4) 40 minute Lessons

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Improvisation Lessons, Theory, Tunes, Practice Methods & Big Band concepts based on studies with George Coleman, Frank Foster, and Phil Woods. Thank you!

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Package of One (1) 75 minute Zoom Lesson
  • Package of One (1) 75 minute Zoom Lesson

Package of One (1) 75 minute Zoom Lesson

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Improvisation Lessons, Theory, Tunes, Practice Methods & Big Band concepts based on studies with George Coleman, Frank Foster, and Phil Woods. Thank you!

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Package of Four (4) 75 minute Zoom Lessons $280
  • Package of Four (4) 75 minute Zoom Lessons $280

Package of Four (4) 75 minute Zoom Lessons $280

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$320.00

Improvisation Lessons, Theory, Tunes, Practice Methods & Big Band concepts based on studies with George Coleman, Frank Foster, and Phil Woods. Thank you!

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Package of Ten (10) 75 minute Zoom Lessons $650
  • Package of Ten (10) 75 minute Zoom Lessons $650

Package of Ten (10) 75 minute Zoom Lessons $650

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$650.00

Improvisation Lessons, Theory, Tunes, Practice Methods & Big Band concepts based on studies with George Coleman, Frank Foster, and Phil Woods. Thank you!

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Phil Woods Scale Exercise
  • Phil Woods Scale Exercise

Phil Woods Scale Exercise

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From my Lessons with Phil's Student Mark Kirk. Learn the ii-V-I pattern in all 12 keys. It is correct starting a pure diminished scale as Phil wrote it, it's old school. It works, it helps you to hear the diminished. Practice in all 12 keys, until fluent. Included is the Locrian #9 scale. The half diminished scale with a #2 (raised 2). These are 4

From my Lessons with Phil's Student Mark Kirk. Learn the ii-V-I pattern in all 12 keys. It is correct starting a pure diminished scale as Phil wrote it, it's old school. It works, it helps you to hear the diminished. Practice in all 12 keys, until fluent. Included is the Locrian #9 scale. The half diminished scale with a #2 (raised 2). These are 4 of the scale groups that Dexter Gordon practiced, the other is Dominant 7th. 5 Scale groups. When I was studying at University of Pittsburgh, Nathan Davis brought in guests each year, and Dexter detailed how he practiced just these five chord/scales.

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Phil Woods "Autumn Leaves" Scale Exercise
  • Phil Woods "Autumn Leaves" Scale Exercise

Phil Woods "Autumn Leaves" Scale Exercise

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Use these two Phil Woods scale exercises to learn ii-V-I and scales, and learn to HEAR the chords and movement. I play these every day as a warm-up. You want to learn them in all 12 keys. You can write them out if you wish, but learning them in your MIND and assigning NUMBERS to the notes is the correct method. Be patient if you're new to this, it

Use these two Phil Woods scale exercises to learn ii-V-I and scales, and learn to HEAR the chords and movement. I play these every day as a warm-up. You want to learn them in all 12 keys. You can write them out if you wish, but learning them in your MIND and assigning NUMBERS to the notes is the correct method. Be patient if you're new to this, it will take time.

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M McDonald solo on "In Your Own Sweet Way"
  • M McDonald solo on "In Your Own Sweet Way"

M McDonald solo on "In Your Own Sweet Way"

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Here's a transcription of one of my solos on the tune "Own Sweet Way", one can pick apart the various ii-V changes and find many licks and ideas to practice in different keys or all 12 keys. Have fun!

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