Guitar College
Playing Jazz Standards
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The complete package for mastering this song on jazz guitar

This Clifford Brown bebop tune is based on what has come to be known as "Bird Changes." The collection includes:

Head: This 12 bar blues, single note melody arrangement back cycles through many tonalities and is fun to solo over.

Two Arpeggios: Study two arpeggio etudes for this Clifford Brown bebop tune, Cookin'. Also examines how the chord changes cycle down into each other.

Four 12 bar solos: #1 Lots of nice bebop licks outlining the chord changes to help you formulate your own ideas. #2 A bit more challenging, full of chord arpeggios with lots of slurs. #3 Uses some diminished lines, encases target notes and includes a nice two octave passage. #4 Has lots of triplets and a lot of thirds as motifs.

Three Comping arrangements: #1 Uses common chords for comping the Clifford Brown bebop tune Cookin'. #2 Played the upper register of the guitar. It includes lots of aug 7#9 to aug 7b9 moves. #3 Learn how to walk a bass line while playing the chords through this "Bird Blues." Since Cookin is a back cycling progression these moves can be applied to many other songs.

Over 125 minutes of video lessons with close ups demonstrated slowly by measure then by section. Includes downloadable PDF in tab, chord grids and notation plus MP3 practice tracks in 2 tempos.

INCLUDES:


  • COOKIN' HEAD

  • COOKIN' ARPEGGIOS

  • COOKIN' COMPING #1

  • COOKIN' COMPING #2

  • COOKIN' COMPING WITH WALKING BASS LINE

  • COOKIN' SOLO #1

  • COOKIN' SOLO #2

  • COOKIN' SOLO #3

  • COOKIN' SOLO #4

  • COOKIN' TRACKS

Ric Severson