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Quick Win: How to Play Instant Bebop (On Any Instrument)

So how do you play killer bebop solos like Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie?

Well, today I’m going to show you a simple bebop hack that will help you start playing amazing bebop solos instantly.

Listen to episode 297

In this episode:

1. Intro

2. Target Notes and Approach Notes

3. 2 Different Kinds of Approach Tones

4. Using Enclosure

5. Chromatic Approach Tone Exercise

6. Analyzing the Approach Tone Exercise

7. #1 Tip for Improvising Bebop Solos

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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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