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Quick Win: Sick Minor Blues Improv Hack

So how do you play sick bluesy licks over top of minor 2-5-1 chord progressions? Well, I’m going to show you a very simple tool to make this really easy.

Listen to episode 289

In this episode:

1. What is a minor 2-5-1 chord progression

2. What is tritone substitution

3. How to use tritone substitution

4. Comparing to a Minor Blues Scale

5. The Importance of Chord Tones

6. How to Use Over a Jazz Standard

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Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for which he owns and operates. He actively performs around the New York metropolitan area and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication "Visual Improvisation for Jazz Guitar." He's also the host of the music entrepreneurship podcast "Passive Income Musician."


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