Beginner Mistakes To Avoid: How To Solo Over Chords

There is a difference between how you think about chord progressions if you are a beginner and if you are more experienced, and that is something that is probably holding you back and making your solos sound like unconnected fragments instead of a real piece of music.

In this video, I am going to talk about how to fix that.

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00:00 Intro

00:20 Beginner Mindset – What Scale To use On Green Dolphin Street

01:14 What a Beginner Solo Then Becomes

01:51 Learning To Think Ahead And Play Towards Chords

03:01 Rhythm Changes

03:57 Target Notes

05:19 Zoom Out and See The Big Picture

06:20 The Next Level

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