Comping Etude – All Of Me

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This lesson consists of 3 choruses of comping on the Jazz standard All Of Me. I recorded the examples and transcribed what I played. Each chorus is of a different complexity where the 3rd is almost a chord solo. The voicings are mostly drop2 but there are also some triad voicings and interval stuff. I was trying to demonstrate some good melodic and rhythmical ideas that you can use in other songs as well.

Description

This lesson consists of 3 choruses of comping on the Jazz standard All Of Me. I recorded the examples and transcribed what I played. Each chorus is of a different complexity where the 3rd is almost a chord solo. The voicings are mostly drop2, but there are also some triad voicings and intervals used. I was trying to demonstrate some good melodic and rhythmical ideas that you can use in other songs as well.

This lesson consists of

  • 3 transcribed choruses of comping on the chords of the Standard All Of Me
  • 3 mp3 recordings and one backing track
  • 3 videos of me playing the examples that I transcribed

To keep it as authentic as possible the examples are improvised and then transcribed. This gives the etudes a more natural flow and also a good insight into how I play and what I use when comping.

What you will see examples of

  • How I approach comping on a standard like All Of Me
  • Some solid ideas for applying drop2 voicings to a standard
  • Using chromatic passing chords in a comping phrase
  • What extensions fit where in this standard
  • Advanced rhythmical ideas for comping
  • Playing chords so that it is a musical statement and still clear
  • combining drop2 with other types of chord voicings

Since this lesson does not contain a video of me explaining how the examples are constructed it is slightly cheaper than the other lessons.

Check out more songs and Boost Your Comping

You can also get lessons breaking down how to comp through more important Jazz Standards. My Lesson Collection Comping – Getting It Together gives you material to use on 6 very common standards and helps you develop a strong foundation with several types of voicings and chords.

The bundle is giving you the 6 lessons at a very reduced price:

Comping – Putting It All Together

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