Learning to play solos where the rhythm really sounds like Jazz is difficult and it is probably the most important part of Jazz. Jazz Rhythm is a language that you need to develop.
What you want to focus on is practicing things that help you hear phrases that have those rhythms in them. They have to be in your ear and in your system if you want them to come out into your playing.
0:00 Intro – Jazz Rhythm – Hearing Phrases with great rhythms
0:30 #1 Themes and Melodies
0:45 Internalizing melodies = internalizing rhythms
1:34 Using Theme Rhythms in Solos – Tenor Madness
2:04 The other elusive skill for Jazz Playing
2:18 Rhythmical Target Notes
2:33 The Different Kinds of Target Notes
2:53 Example: 4& as Rhythmical Target on a Turnaround
3:40 #3 Rhythmical Displacement
4:13 Example Motif from Bernie’s Tune
5:20 More than just the notes
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