Four lessons will help you master this Cole Porter standard is a stable in a jazz players set list. Singers seem to love this tune and jazzers love to solo over the chord changes. The song is so versatile it's been played in about every style. This chord melody arrangement uses many common chords shapes, especially diminished, it is accessible to many levels. In this crafted solo Rich uses phrases that when put in your tool belt are suitable for other songs as well. Some soloing tricks are used that sound tough but are very doable plus some cool sounding arpeggios set this solo apart. The comping lesson will help you develop new ideas for comping familiar chord progressions common in many jazz standards. By choosing chords that create either an ascending or descending melodic lines, you will create structure and beauty within your comping. The improv study will help you to outline the chord changes within your solo and help you become more comfortable with the chord progression. Once you learn the study which contains arpeggios, scales and licks you'll be able skim over the solo and select the lines or portions of phrases that appeal to you. A total of 133 minutes of video instruction with close ups demonstrated slowly by measure then rehearsed in sections. Includes printable PDF in tab and notation plus Mp3 tracks.
Set includes these lessons also available individually. Click for complete descriptions and demos of each lesson.