Coltrane and the Blues – improve your Blues improvisation through the study of three John Coltrane compositions – Blue Train, Bessie’s Blues and Mr. PC. This class will involve guided listening and analyzing as well as internalizing the tunes and appropriate melodic improvisation language. This class is open to everyone!
As an introduction to the blues for the musician, this class is a blend of patterns, ear training, analysis and technique. Students will learn various ways to improvise over standard changes and substitutions, including a look at Minor blues.