There is something special about the Jazz Blues Guitar sound and that type of phrasing! The blues is a very important part of Jazz, but it can be difficult to get those bluesy phrases to work on a jazz song, the way Joe Pass or George Benson do.
In this video, I am going to show you how to do that, a common mistake we make and also talk the different ways great guitarists like George Benson, Joe Pass, and Emily Remler use blues phrases in jazz solos.
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0:17 Blues Phrases from George Benson, Joe Pass, and Emily Remler
0:34 Example #1
0:47 Benson’s Major Blues Sound
1:38 Play Blues From The Key of the Piece
1:58 The Blues As Leading Notes
2:48 Altered Dominant? Blues!
3:21 Example #1 Slow
3:38 Benson’s Blues Approach
4:04 Pat Martino On Benson
4:20 Example #2
4:29 Joe Pass – Watch What Happens
5:24 Joe Pass’ Minor Blues
6:43 Example #2 Slow
6:55 Blues In Major and in Minor songs
7:19 Example #3
7:32 Using Blues in a Minor Key
8:11 Emily Remler – Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
8:53 From Blues to Triplet Groupings
9:20 Example #3 Slow
9:36 The Things You Want to Do To Use Blues in Jazz Solos
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