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Major diatonic triad pattern played over some standard Jazz blues

Posted on April 03, 2014 by Justin Malizia

This Jazz pattern is pretty easy to learn and incorporate into your Jazz solos. It is basically triads based of a major scale with an added half step in between each diatonic triad going up the major scale. Here is a sample played on trumpet over some standard Jazz blues: How to memorize this jazz […] Read the rest of this entry…

ii V7 I Cry Me a River Jazz Lick example 9

Posted on December 26, 2009 by Sweets

I would like to show you an easy way to use the cry me a river Jazz lick over a ii V7 I chord progression. There are many ways to incorporate the cry me a river lick into your Jazz solos, but this is one of the first ways I learned how to do so […] Read the rest of this entry…

An arpeggio exercise that will develop your augmented triads 2

Posted on November 20, 2009 by Sweets

I know this arpeggio exercise doesn’t look like much. But if you practice it enough and get it down in 12 keys both up and down the augmented triad, it will help you develop your use of the augmented triad within in your own improvised Jazz solos. This post falls within the whole tone category […] 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…

Awesome Clifford Brown trumpet solo on Confirmation 1

Posted on May 29, 2009 by Sweets

Clifford Brown takes a great trumpet solo on the tune Confirmation. I really wanted to share this Jazz trumpet solo with you. Clifford Brown is known for using a hard tongue in his Jazz solos.  Clifford Brown also uses a lot of quick flips or turnarounds that he puts in pretty much everyone of his […] Read the rest of this entry…



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