Boppin Jazz Lead

Jazz Soloing Made Easy With Chord Tones

August 17, 2011 No Comments

Soloing doesn’t have to difficult! We’ll show you a super simple way to construct a solo using chord tones that will make even a jazz newbie sound awesome!

Out of the Box Soloing

August 16, 2011 No Comments

Jazz is known for having some out there sounds and changes, and this can be awkward to solo over. In this lesson we’ll break down an example and show how to play lead over it.

The Bebop Scale

August 15, 2011 1 Comment

The bebop scale is one of the secrets behind playing those fluid, smooth jazz lines we often associate with the style. Today we’ll show you where it comes from!

7th Chord Arpeggios

August 15, 2011 No Comments

Arpeggios are simply when you play the notes of a chord one at a time. They are great for soloing and a must know for every jazz player. Today we’ll show you the four main shapes!