Jason Loughlin - Take 5: Blues Chord Melody
Jason Loughlin Take 5 Blues Chord Melody. Understanding how to craft great chord melodies is an essential skill for the blues guitarist. Playing great solos while simultaneously holding down the accompanying harmony is truly a sign of a sophisticated and seasoned player, both on the gig and at the jam.
This Blues Chord Melody edition of Take 5 from Jason Loughlin is an accelerated curriculum designed to help get your blues chord melody chops up to speed quickly without having to struggle through a lot of tedious theory and exercises.
You’ll start the course with a quick primer where Jason will introduce you to dominant seventh inversions, using substitutions, harmonizing the blues scale, contrary motion and altered chords - all in an effort to add more harmonic depth to your blues solos.
Jason will then guide you through 5 blues chord melody performance studies, progressing from basic to more advanced applications of these blues chord melody and soloing techniques.
You’ll learn to solo with chords over a 12-bar blues starting with the basics by linking together dom 7th chord inversions with diatonic passing tones and half step approach notes. Next, Jason shows you how to incorporate IV/I, IV/IV, V/I, V/V and chromatic passing notes. You’ll learn how to add altered chords to your blues using augmented and diminished chords, and how to harmonize the blues scale with chords and tone clusters by using major 6th chords, dom 13th chords, and stacked 4ths. In the final study, you'll make use of contrary motion by adding it to melodies and incorporating it into V/Vs and turnarounds.
Jason will explain and demonstrate all of the key concepts and approaches along the way. You’ll get standard notation and tabs for all of the Performance Studies. Plus, Jason includes all of the rhythm tracks for you to work with on your own. In addition, you’ll be able to loop or slow down any of the videos so that you can work with the lessons at your own pace.
Video: AVC, 960x540 (16:9), 29.970 fps, 765 kb/s
Audio: AAC, 127 kbps, 48000Hz, 2 ch
Booklet: Yes (PDF)
Size: 412 Mb