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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Chord up scale down for tonic minor

    https://youtu.be/8txL3vhJAkg

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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Chord up scale down for dominant.

    https://youtu.be/NLepXfkb_2w

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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    I don't think there is any "correct" way to do this. Improvisers use material from different sources and blend them all together along with their own ideas to make improv decisions and make their...
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    A common Charlie Parker device that Barry calls Chord Up Scale Down. Applied to major scale.

    https://youtu.be/nkSKF_XYpeM

    PDF here:
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Here are some Lady Be Good improvising ideas using Barry's system

    https://youtu.be/BDUjns_PAxE

    PDF here:
    184814

    If anyone has questions, feel free to ask on this thread and I will answer...
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Here are two videos of Barry teaching workshops that show what can be done using his method. The lines in the second video are explained mostly in the first, so you see how to use the process. The...
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Episode 21 ideas for generating lines for Autumn Leaves. Stay safe everyone!


    https://youtu.be/sfODV_OHkrU

    PDF here: 184442
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    Re: Conference Call Jam Session !!

    There was a thread I saw in the last couple of months on some music forum (maybe the Jazz Guitar forum?) where a few folks tried playing with each other using several softwares/hardwares that...
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Videos 15-19 have been to set up this video. This explains how to play lines that fit minor II V I progressions. This progression gives a lot of newbie jazz players problems. Barry's system...
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Barry Harris for mandolin #19, what to play against a half diminished (minor seven flat five) chord.


    https://youtu.be/GkGRmwTv8Ew

    No PDF file with this video.
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Barry Harris for Jazz Mandolin #18 Minor Sixth Diminished Scale Practice


    https://youtu.be/jm69IVig9og

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  12. Re: How to approach practicing and improvement?

    I really like that "The Practice of Practice" book. Best book I've personally seen on the subject.


    I have 4 videos of practice suggestions you may find useful here:
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  13. Re: Hand position, and proper way to wear a strap?

    In these videos, I show what was taught to me by a Performing Arts Medical Assn doc who helped me be able to play again after severe overuse injuries.


    https://youtu.be/0mDNJnKVO6A

    ...
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    New York Times article about Barry Harris and his workshops

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/06/nyregion/barry-harris-jazz-workshop.html
  15. Re: Yet another string thread, but for electric mandos!

    I just started using Emando.com’s 5 string flat wound set. Really like them so far.
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    3 more Barry Harris videos, dealing with melodic minor.

    https://youtu.be/pXi2MKqaTsk

    https://youtu.be/MiRsUV1-uKg

    https://youtu.be/mWbnrYIwo68

    Have fun!
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    Re: Retirement gift. Fender Tele Tenor.

    Congrats Ted! That looks like tons of fun.
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Barry Harris #14 Tune Up

    https://youtu.be/VPSbn2ERZg4

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    Tune Up played by Miles

    https://youtu.be/sUg1Dpsd6fw
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    Re: Improvising

    To build on what Jeff said, improvising in a certain style and improvising in general are two different animals. If you want to speak a language fluidly, you need to do it as others speak that...
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    Re: Improv From Scratch

    Improv From Scratch #20 How to Practice New Improv Ideas

    https://youtu.be/N1Bm2GyqtNY

    PDF file here:182267
  21. Re: Micing mandolins for recording purposes...

    My fav mic (studio only) is a Royer SF12.
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    Godin question

    Recently acquired a Godin A8, will play my first gig with it tomorrow. I was wondering what strings you Godin players found worked best with its pickup system, or does any "normal" mandolin stings...
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    Re: My pinky won't go where I tell it!

    You may find some help here:

    https://youtu.be/2wyXPyRPE-U
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    Re: To A Higher Standard

    Jazz - "It's better than it sounds"
  25. Re: Emando players: What do you want in an amp?

    This is my choice for gigging. It has a pretty wide range of sounds available, very versatile. I quit bringing tube amps to gigs after a few times when tubes were jostled and damaged, or when tubes...
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