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This is the full length Zoom recording of the Bob Mover JazzAbility Masterclass from Dec 10, 2022. Classes are EVERY Saturday at 2pm EST.

 

WHAT'S IN THIS CLASS

 

MC 33: Playing By Ear Equals Playing By Mind: The Merging of Intuition & Logic

 

“Playing by ear”is really “Playing by Mind.” Adolph Sandole

 

I) Singing “Ear Training”

 

A. Solos / Scales/ Intervals, etc. Various Exercises

 

B. Listening to recording of “Salute to the Bandbox”while Tapping, Snapping or Clapping the “Slow Underneath” ( Deep Pocket)or “4/4 Pocket.”

 

C. Singing an Instrumental Solo w. Recording

 

II) MelodicParaphrase A)Using the “Sonny Stitt” Concept :

 

A Phrase of the Melody answered with a comment where it fits. I also refer to this as the “Billie and Prez” way)

 

III) Harmonic Voice Leading A. Students Play Their “Homework” of Voice Leading Lines on “Another You” and/or “Out of Nowhere.”

 

IV) Listening:A. We Listen to Bird’s “I’ll Remember April”w.StringsB. We Listen to Lee Konitz’ Singing of “April” ( Use PDF of Lyrics)

 

V) "Take Your Time and Keep Your Focus” How to Learn a Phrase by Understanding Which Elements are Used ( scales, arpeggios, chromatics ) and Identifying the “ Diatonic Numerics”

 

A. Bob Plays and Analyses an “Improvised” Type of Phrase

 

B. We play the phrase in several “Symmetrical Intervalic Combinations “( 1/2 Steps, Whole Steps, -3rds , etc.)Assignment for Next Class:

 

VI) "Tonal Visualization” Mental Preparation That Helps You to “Avoid Making the First Mistake”

 

Exercises:

 

A. Sing “ Another You” using Classical or Numerical Solfeggio

 

1. Play Melody in Different Keys B)Reciting Chord Changes in Different Keys:

 

Think from “Function to Name of Chord and Not the Other Way Around.”

 

“Think of it like having a Chessboard (or Piano Keyboard). On the Ceiling or even Better: Inside Your Mind.”

 

 

 

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 is MUST HAVE for all musicians, ESPECIALLY if you want to learn to improvise.

 

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Masterclass 33: Playing By Ear = Playing By Mind: Merging of Intuition & Logic

$12.00Price
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