The Guitar Exercises we mostly talk about when it comes to learning Jazz is mostly about scales, arpeggios and hitting chord tones. In this video, I go over 3 great exercises that you can work on that will help you develop your soloing and your skills as a jazz guitarist that is not about the hippest scale or most outside arpeggio.
The exercises in this video will help you work on playing better melodies and playing a solo that tells a story, not just a bunch of licks next to each other.
0:09 What You Probably Work On
0:26 What You Should Work On
0:57 #1 Soloing with 3-Notes Per Chord
1:25 The Song and The Exercise
1:44 Getting Away From Dense Solo ideas
1:57 What You Develop with this exercise
2:38 How I work with this on the progression
2:52 Choosing 3 Notes and thinking ahead
3:33 Limitation Builds Stronger Melodies
3:54 #2 Vocal Like Melodies
4:19 Maybe You Have A Better Name?
4:40 Every Note Counts
4:57 Things You Develop
5:15 The Pat Metheny Lick 😉
5:53 #3 Solo From The Melody
6:22 Improvising using the melody of the song
7:05 Back To The Roots
7:45 What You Learn From This Exercise
8:15 Limit yourself to expand your skill set.
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