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Jazz Level 2

 

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Re-harmonizing

  1. diatonic substitutions (secondary chords)
  2. chromatic substitutions (Bartok's akis)
  3. Extended chords (smooth jazz style)
  4. L.H. Extended harmony (chords without roots)
  5. the 60 chord system, ONE choice chart, for piano
  6. the 60 chords system, ONE choice, for guitar
  7. Quartal Chord Voicings (2-hands chords)

Piano (solo) styles

  1. melody + open chords 1-5 | 3-7 <-> 7-3
  2. LH arpeggiato 1-5-10
  3. Stride (swing piano)
  4. walking bass
  5. block-chords melody

Improvisation

  1. matching chords with scales with a different tonic
  2. quartal modes
  3. free improvisation

Popular accompaniment patterns

  1. dance patterns (European)
  2. latin patterns
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