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Diminished pattern I got from Bobby Shew 3

Posted on June 30, 2009 by Sweets

I got this diminished pattern from a Bobby Shew Jazz book. I can’t remember the name of it though. I do remember that the Jazz book was about different Jazz technical studies, etc…  Anyway, here’s the Jazz lick. Here is a sound sample of the Jazz lick on trumpet: How to memorize the diminished lick [...] Read the rest of this entry…

ii V7 I Jazz lick I heard Clifford Brown play on trumpet

Posted on June 22, 2009 by Sweets

This ii V7 I Jazz lick I heard Clifford Brown play is pretty easy to learn and implement into your Jazz solos. If you look towards the end of the Clifford Brown Jazz lick you’ll see an enclosure. If you don’t know what a Jazz enclosure is, it’s where you go up a half step [...] Read the rest of this entry…

A ii V7 I lick that repeats a minor pattern down a half step

Posted on May 22, 2009 by Sweets

Here is a pretty easy ii V7 I Jazz lick to learn. A trombone player I used to work with showed this lick to me.  This lick is basically a minor pattern that repeats itself going down a half step to land on a chord tone of the I chord. Here is a sound sample [...] Read the rest of this entry…

The Miles Davis bouncy pattern 7

Posted on May 10, 2009 by Sweets

One of the things Miles Davis is known for is coming up with the bouncy pattern. Miles Davis used different variations of this pattern in a lot of the trumpet solos he played. The bouncy pattern is a very easy lick to memorize because it is based off of chromatics. No matter what note you [...] Read the rest of this entry…

A bebop lick going up in 3rds with a half step in between 4

Posted on May 02, 2009 by Sweets

This bebop lick goes up in ascending 3rds through the bebop scale. It is kind of like one of those basic exercises you’ve learned out the of the Arbans book. The only difference is that there is a half step between each ascending 3rd. I apologize in the video I said the Jazz lick goes [...] Read the rest of this entry…

A Freddie Hubbard Bebop and ii V7 I Lick

Posted on April 12, 2009 by Sweets

I heard Freddie Hubbard play this bebop lick over a ii V7 I on his Hub-Tones album. Sound sample played on trumpet: How to memorize in 12 keys: The entire beginning part of the lick is just a bebop scale. The lick starts on the tonic down to the b7th and up the scale until [...] Read the rest of this entry…



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