Jazz Bebop, Triplets, Odd Meters and More Featuring @Saxologic - READ ALONG!
Read along as Saxologic demonstrates 5 great exercises that can be used to help get more comfortable soloing over songs in a 7/4 Time Signature. The song being played over a tune called 'Saunter Town' composed by Steve Kortyka on the chord changes to the George Gershwin's 'Summertime'. For more information about Saxologic and his inspirational videos, method books and merch - visit his youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBV4BLYh7v_r5fYKh6a6OOg
If you've ever wanted to study the odd meter concept but weren't sure where to get started, these exercises can be found in a Play-Along titled 'A Practical Approach To Mixed Meters' written by Colin Gordon and Steve Kortyka. With over 150 exercises and 30+ backing tracks, there is a diverse skillset of unknown territory waiting for you in the form of written out and attainable exercises. To get your copy today, visit https://www.stevekortyka.com/shop-1
The Co-Authors Colin and Steve have spent decades studying mixed meters and have come up with a guide that is sure to save you some time in the practice room. Guaranteed to stimulate your rhythmic and harmonic imagination, this Play-Along is an invaluable resource to your library.
Included are over 50 ETUDES covering the following subjects:
Contrafacts in 5/4, 7/4 and 9/4 Time Signatures
Different Note Groupings
Polyrhythms as well as over 100 ii V and other chord progressions written out IN ALL 12 KEYS!
In addition to this, there are a number of Drum tracks provided to work out and isolate concepts that appear in the book and become more comfortable at wide variety of different tempos.
All Concepts are played and performed by the following professional musicians:
Featured in the Rhythm Section is:
Chris McCarthy: Electric Piano
Ben Tiberio: Bass
Evan Hyde: Drums
Featured on the Play-Along Tracks/Practice Concept Demonstrations are:
Jay Metcalf aka 'Better Sax' on Soprano Sax
Stuart Mack on Trumpet
Rotem Sivan on Guitar
Steve Kortyka on Tenor Sax and Clarinet
Colin Gordon on Alto Sax
Nick Finzer on Trombone
Nathan Graybeal on Alto Sax
Josh Lee on Baritone Sax.
For more information and practice materials, visit www.stevekortyka.com