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Quick Win: Using Pentatonics for AMAZING Jazz Solos

If you know the pentatonic or the blues scale you can actually play really amazing jazz solos using just those notes.

Listen to episode 353

In this episode:

  1. Intro
  2. Demo: SOUL STIR BLUES – A jazz blues solo
  3. Kinds of Pentatonic Scales used in Soul Stir Blues
  4. How I put the solo together
  5. Applying rhythmic concepts
  6. Summary

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Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstrahttp://www.brentvaartstra.com
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for learnjazzstandards.com 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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