Grant Green Guitar Style

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A 2 hour course concentrating on the soloing techniques/concepts used by Grant Green. These techniques will be studied through the use of solo transcriptions as well as lead sheets to many of Green’s original compositions. Specific melodic patterns used by Green will be examined as well as scale choices used by Green, especially bebop scales and blues scales. Green’s improvisational ideas will be used extensively over the ii/V/I progression as well as standard jazz forms such as AABA, Blues and Rhythm Changes.