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John Stowell Workshop - May 25, 2019

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John Stowell Workshop - Saturday, May 25, 2019

10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Building Solo Vocabulary Using Modes of the Melodic and Harmonic Minor Scales

Pragmatic, easy to digest breakdown of these modes to understand and identify extensions and tensions over major, minor and dominant chords. Applications over progression and in tunes will also be covered, as well as some re-harmonization ideas.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their instruments.
A 70 page PDF will be emailed to everyone who attends. The PDF will include discussions of melodic and harmonic modes, triads, chord voicings, chord melodies and charts for some of John’s original tunes.

About John Stowell

John is a unique jazz guitarist influenced as much by pianists and horn players as he is by guitarists. His original take on harmony, chords and improvisation sets him apart.

He has taught internationally for over 40 years in every educational setting. His clinics are informal, hands-on and informative. In addition to music theory and guidelines for improvisation, John shares his professional experience with the business of music.
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