Have you every wanted to break out of playing the same old linear shapes when you improvise? Then this lesson is for you! In this lesson Dixon will break down in detail how to use mapping and mini shapes as a framework for more effective improvisation. When you practice these techniques they will enable you to play with more confidence, originality and style.
In this lesson we examine our old friend – the major turnaround or 1-6-2-5 (I major, IV dom7, ii m7 and V dom7) in the key of C Major – a staple progression utilised to introduce, bridge, tag, and vamp many classic jazz standards. This numbered sequence of chords is derived directly from the 1st, 6th, 2nd […]