Jazz Comping and especially good jazz comping is not about knowing a million voicings. It is more about how you play the chords you know. The different ways you add embellishments or connect the voicings that make the difference.
In this video, I am going to go over a few different approaches and techniques that you want to add to your comping. This will help you have a wide vocabulary of techniques and options available when you a playing chords behind something else.
0:25 Focus on How you play not What You Play
0:47 Basic progression and why you should leave out the bass note
1:33 Top Note Melodies – How To Get Started
1:58 Turn you comp into a musical statement
2:47 Tying together a lot of voicings.
4:20 Arpeggiate The Chords
5:26 Chromatic Passing Chords
7:21 How To Add Fills
9:34 Inner-voice movement
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