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Offline Dfrankjazz

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*NEW* -Beginning Improvising using Modal Vamps! w/Dave Frank
« on: February 17, 2013, 03:39:08 AM »
This in-depth master class can teach you to improvise) Designed for beginning improvisers, this class focuses on BREAKING THE IMPROV BARRIER using modal vamps. Great resource for teachers looking for a way to impart improv to their students) Free

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjJVSQz1eK4

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Re: *NEW* -Beginning Improvising using Modal Vamps! w/Dave Frank
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2013, 10:52:33 AM »
We're going to play 'Don't Take Me Alive' by Steely Dan. Right at the end, it vamps twice, and then ends. I thought this was a perfect little progression to work out some jazzy licks.

We're playing it in, what I think is the original key of Eb/c. The vamp is:

Fm7 - Gm7 - Abmaj7 - Bb

so, a nice, kind of modal flavor for Eb. Whaddaya think?
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