Standards Lesson 5

Lesson 5 – Improvising using the be-bop scale.

Learning the technique of sequence, combining 2 5 1 in the Major with 2 5 1 in the Minor, and improvising using both Major and Minor keys.

A sequence for a jazz musician is sleep/get up/practise, only at different times each day.

(a)   using sequence on the be-bop scales of C, F and G

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(b)  combining 2 5 1 in the Major and Relative Minor keys of C, F and G

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(c)   improvising using Be-bop, Major, Harmonic and Melodic Minor scales

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