Paul Musso looks at combining mini arpeggios with scales. He emphasizes that good improvisations should involve a seamless combination of scales and arpeggios.
Taught by Paul Musso in Improvising with Mini Arpeggios seriesLength: 21:01Difficulty: 2.5 of 5
Paul Musso's mini arpeggios series will get you prepared for jazz improvisation starting with the basic building blocks.
Paul Musso offers another great series in the jazz genre. This time, you will be learning the basic building blocks of jazz improvisation with mini arpeggios. Paul dives right in with the 10 basic arpeggio...Length: 19:49 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In his newest lesson, Paul Musso plays mini arpeggios over a G jazz blues progression. He briefly reviews the progression and goes over the arpeggio etude step by step. Then, he plays it slowly and in...Length: 10:44 Difficulty: 2.0 FREE
Paul Musso discusses how to use approach tones to make mini arpeggio lines more interesting. He talks about the 4 basic approach tones and how they apply.Length: 10:15 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In this lesson, Paul looks at several licks that utilize mini arpeggios. You will also take a look at the whole step approach tones he mentioned in the previous lesson.Length: 32:31 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In lesson five, Paul Musso introduces more great licks and discusses improvising over ii-V-I progressions with mini arpeggios.Length: 22:12 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Paul Musso looks at combining mini arpeggios with scales. He emphasizes that good improvisations should involve a seamless combination of scales and arpeggios.Length: 21:01 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Paul Musso invites you to take the ultimate mini arpeggio challenge. You will be playing over a random series of chords using mini arpeggios and a metronome.Length: 14:12 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
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Paul Musso is an Assistant Professor and Area Head of Music Performance in the Music and Entertainment Industry Studies Department at the University of Colorado Denver. Paul is a freelance guitarist and has performed throughout the Colorado area with many diverse ensembles including the Colorado Symphony, the Boulder Festival Orchestra, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Westcliff Jazz Festival. Paul has also performed throughout Europe, Mexico and the United States.
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