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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Barry's method of teaching eighth note triplets


    https://youtu.be/zDFqkSw-G7g

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    Re: Theory for beginners videos

    Video #9 covers what is meant by the "Circle Of Fifths"

    Go to

    https://www.petemartin.info/videos.html

    and scroll down to

    "Music Theory for Fiddle Mandolin and Violin"
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    CB - I hear a number of bebop quotes in Tiny's playing form the 50's on. You can tell he was listening to the players of his time. I used to jam with him some at Weiser in the old days. At times...
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Video #44 teaches a similar phrase I hear against major chords (major sixth and major seventh). I call this phrase "six".


    https://youtu.be/uOZ3-HfuMHA

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  5. Re: Aaron Weinstein's New Apitius yorkville mandolin

    Looks and sounds great Aaron! Many happy hours await. :mandosmiley:
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    Re: Improv From Scratch

    Here is video #24, chord tone scale ideas over a IIm chord.


    https://youtu.be/SCus-W_iB2Y

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    Re: Jazzy tunes with good melodies

    Here are some we play a lot:

    Nica's Dream

    https://youtu.be/8Lju13U1zEE

    Wes Montgomery's version of Here's That Rainy Day is a latin feel

    https://youtu.be/4TeaPFFEJlk
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    Re: Instrument Insurance Help

    Don't know if it still applies, but I've had friends unfortunately surprised by their homeowners policies coverage not working if they had ever made anything from playing music. Before you purchase...
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    Catch, release and catch again

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    Just re bought an amp I always regretted I sold. Ampeg ReverbRocket GS-12R I think 1966. Love the jazz sound on these things. Hope to post a video soon.
  10. Re: better practice sessions for a motivated begineer

    If you go to my web site

    https://www.petemartin.info/videos.html

    And scroll down to the bottom, you will find a series of 4 videos called "Practice Tips". Many ideas of how to organize your...
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    Re: How to practice Circle of 5ths

    Practice anything around the circle and you learn it in all keys. I have been doing this for years and it makes it much easier to play things in whatever key is needed. Start simple, like nursery...
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    Re: You gotta see this ...

    Funny!!! Great find Martin. :mandosmiley::))
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    This short video teaches a phrase I hear quite a bit in bebop era improvised solos. I call it "flat seven". Have fun!


    https://youtu.be/6mzUcloM-1M

    PDF:192793
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    Re: Anyone know this tune?

    I added one to the iRealPro forum.
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    Re: Anyone know this tune?

    It is very similar although changes in bars 3 and 4 happen twice as fast, then the form becomes very different.
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    Re: Anyone know this tune?

    Thanks Ranald and Bill! Turns out I have that transcriptions book. :) :mandosmiley:
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    Re: Theory for beginners videos

    Two new videos in this series

    7) V implies V7
    8) V7 resolves to I

    Go to

    https://www.petemartin.info/videos.html

    and scroll down to
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    Anyone know this tune?

    I have become a big fan of Wynton Kelly. Ran across this tune today. I've never heard it before, can't find it in any fakebooks or any info on the web. Anyone heard of it or play it?

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    Re: Where to start with Jazz Mandolin?

    If someone has never played Jazz or improvised before, the first tune I start folks with is a two (I V7) chord version of Mack The Knife. When they are comfortable with that, add the IIm7 chord in. ...
  20. Re: How to use more right wrist and minimal right arm?

    My belief after a LOT of years teaching is you will get what you want RELAXED if you just practice slowly in front of the mirror. Any kind of device would probably make you strain against it,...
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    Re: Where to start with Jazz Mandolin?

    3 and 4 chord swing tunes are a good place to start. Western swing has lots of those, so that may be a good way in. Easy trad jazz (aka Dixieland) is a good way too.
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    Re: Fiddlers picking with bow direction?

    Doesn’t work. Sorry.
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    New toy day

    Got one of these

    https://www.thenocturnebrain.com/products/el-pescadoro-reverberant-hot-preamp

    Man is this fun. With my Mann EM5 outfitted with Lollar Charlie Christian pickups, I can get...
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    Theory for beginners videos

    I have started a new video series teaching aimed at beginners interested in learning music theory. The first 6 videos with PDF files (tab and music notation) are here:
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    Re: Negative harmony.

    3 common ways IV leads to I:
    1) IV V I
    2) IV IVm I
    3) IV #IVdim I

    Play all of them and get used to the sound. They can substitute for one another, depending on the...
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