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This is the full length Zoom recording of the first Bob Mover Jazz Workshop & Masterclass from Sep 3, 2022.

 

WHAT'S IN THIS CLASS

 

MC 20: Line Movements on 2-5-1, Harmonic Movements & Events Within a Tune: Cherokee & More Rhythmic Studies

1. Singing.
  

A) Students Sing Prez’ Solo on “Lady Be Good,” Bird’s “Yardbird Suite”or another solo of their choice.
   

B) Also have some students sing WT, Diminished and Harmonic and Melodic Minor Scales.
  

C) Introduction to singing “Voice Leading Lines.”
        

a) With Isaac playing II V I.

 

b) Background Have students Ascend Dorian Mode and Sing the Movements Within a Whole Step from “Dissonance”( Tension) to “Consonance” (Resolution).

2. We Follow “Bouncing Ball” Concept Through “House of Harmony” on “Cherokee.”

3. We Learn This Tune “Incrementally/Movement to Movement by Function"
Bob, Isaac and Gary Demonstrate this in Different Keys . Students also get to try this.

 


“I found that by using the higher intervals of a chord as a melodic line and backing it with appropriately related changes I could play what I’d been hearing. I came alive.”
             - Charlie Parker

 


4. We Create A “Harmonic Voice Leading Line”on “Cherokee.”


* Assignment: Students Write a “Melodic Eighth -Note Oriented Chorus” on “Cherokee” For Next Week.

5. Rhythm Study.


A) Students Clap or Tap Rhythms of Melody of “Yardbird Suite” While singing melody then without singing melody.


B) Students Tap or Snap “Pockets.”

 

a) Along with Bird’s Early (1942) Recording of “Cherokee “

 

b) By Themselves with No Recording While Singing “Cherokee”
 

i) Regular Pocket (Beats 2 and 4)

 

ii) Long Meter”DeepPocket”( aka “The Slow Underneath”), (1/2 Time)

 

iii) Alternating the Two.

… AND MORE …

 

CLASSES are EVERY SATURDAY at 2PM EST.

 

Master musician and teacher of all that is Jazz, Bob Mover, leads this workshop and masterclass while instructors Isaac Raz from Whole Music LLC & Jazz guitarist Gary Pierce assist.

This ia MUST HAVE for all musicians, especially if you want to learn to improvise.

 

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Copyright of Bob Mover & Lower Manhattan Music Studio.

 

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Masterclass 20: Line Movements on 2-5-1, Harmonic Movements & More

$12.00Price
  • ca. 2.5 hours / 1.5 GB

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