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8.7 Improvisation

The power of the pentatonic scale is being revealed to you in all of Lesson 8. The concepts presented in these lessons are the basis for the special Jazz Everyone Language system. The Core Curriculum in the Player's Corner Lesson, "Basic Jazz Language 6-Pack", "Diminished 3-Pack" and "Half-Diminished 2-Pack" are introduced in Lessons 8-12 here in the Intermediate Corner.

Major Pentatonic Scale in the Lydian Scale (IVΔ7) and the Tonic Major Scale (I Δ7)

Improvise With the Concepts introduced in Lesson 8.1

8.1 Vocabulary exercise “Playing the Changes” is used for your 8.7 improvisation work. After you’ve worked on responding to the phrases on the first track “IVΔ7-IΔ7 vocabulary” down below, use the open Play Track for your extended improvisation.

 
8.7 Play Track: IVΔ7-IΔ7 vocabulary
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How to use the A-B Repeat feature

Click and drag the left arrow to establish the loop starting point. Then click and drag the right to establish the ending point.

8.7 Play Track: Open IVΔ7-IΔ7 choruses
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How to use the A-B Repeat feature

Click and drag the left arrow to establish the loop starting point. Then click and drag the right to establish the ending point.