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Austin Filingo starts digging into the tune "Minor Swing". In this lesson, he breaks down some tried and true voicings that can be used when comping in a Freddie Green or 'Le Pompe' style.
Taught by Austin Filingo in Gypsy Jazz with Austin Filingo seriesLength: 9:07Difficulty: 3.0 of 5
Gypsy Jazz guitarist Austin Filingo covers the basics of the Gypsy Jazz and Swing Guitar styles.
Austin Filingo introduces himself and discusses his lesson series on Gypsy Jazz. He gives a general overview of the style and explains what he'll be teaching.Length: 2:10 Difficulty: 0.0 Members Only
Austin demonstrates some helpful warm-up exercises, including hand stretches and chromatic octaves.Length: 6:36 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
Austin gives a brief overview of the history of the style. He also lists some of the gear out there that can help you get the right sound in both live and studio applications.Length: 8:34 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
Austin discusses picks and proper right hand placement for achieving a gypsy jazz sound. He demonstrates the sound of three different picks, and explains which one is his favorite.Length: 7:43 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Austin teaches how to play the "la pompe" (Freddie Green in swing circles) rhythm. This accompaniment patter is crucial to playing in the gypsy jazz and swing styles.Length: 10:18 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Austin discusses and demonstrates a couple of bread and butter chords in the key of G. He covers multiple voicing for the G6, G6/9, D7, and D9 chords.Length: 13:26 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin uses the chord voicings taught in Bread and Butter Chords Part 1 to play over a track.Length: 5:26 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin demonstrates a few more bread and butter chords for us in the context of the tune "Dinah" by Fats Waller. He covers voicings for Em, Em7, B7, A7 and Am7.Length: 8:54 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin takes all the chords from Bread and Butter Chords parts 1-3 and puts them together in the tune "Dinah."Length: 8:44 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin teaches how to use different chord voicings and inversions of chords in the context of the Fats Waller song "Dinah".Length: 11:05 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin teaches various ways to begin and end a performance of "Dinah". These concepts can be applied broadly to other jazz tunes.Length: 19:09 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin Filingo starts digging into the tune "Minor Swing". In this lesson, he breaks down some tried and true voicings that can be used when comping in a Freddie Green or 'Le Pompe' style.Length: 9:07 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin teaches some passing chords and chord substitution principles that can be used in "Minor Swing" and more broadly in this genre.Length: 11:28 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin uses the context of "Minor Swing" to teach various intro and outro ideas to use in the gypsy jazz and swing genres.Length: 14:54 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin teaches the melody to the tune "Dinah".Length: 13:35 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin teaches a collection of drop 2 voicings that are commonly used in jazz.Length: 7:30 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Austin teaches how to build major and minor triads all over the neck.Length: 14:20 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin expands on the major and minor triads with augmented and diminished formations.Length: 6:40 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Austin utilizes the triads he's taught in previous lessons to build a few different chord melodies for the tune Dinah.Length: 10:38 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Austin teaches some soloing concepts for the tune Dinah.Length: 17:44 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Austin demonstrates and analyzes some soloing concepts for Minor Swing.Length: 7:30 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Austin builds off of Chord Pools Part 1 and plugs some of the chord voicing into a practical chord solo.Length: 9:36 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
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