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G major II-V-I practice track

This practice track is intended for bass players who are getting to grips with there II-V-I progressions. The key is G major, with a basic jazz feel, the backing track contains guitar playing the chords and drums doing a slow … Continue reading

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Practice Track – Autumn Leaves

Many jazz compositions are built up on the II-V-I progression. An example is the tune Autumn leaves, which alternates between II-V-I progressions in G major and E minor (the relative minor of G). This set of practice tracks will help … Continue reading

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Practice Track: G major – Folk Rock

Here is a practice track in a folk rock style, based on the chords to “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door”, a perennial guitar favorite – mainly because the chords are very easy: ||:G      | D       |C … Continue reading

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Practice track for Bassists

This is a practice track for beginning and intermediate bass players who are interested in playing jazz styles. I have taken the following four chords: ||:Am7 |D7 |Gmaj7 |Cmaj7 : || which are the chords ii V I IV in … Continue reading

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Practice Track: G major ii-V-I

Here is a practice track for beginning and intermediate guitarists – done in a light rock style. The chords are ||: G |Am |D7 |G : || Practice soloing over the progression using the G major scale. Some other strategies … Continue reading

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Soloing over Scarborough Fair

The subject if this post is how to solo over the traditional tune Scarborough Fair. My arrangement of the melody puts it into the Dorian Mode of the G major scale. That is the key is A minor with a … Continue reading

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Practice Track: Country G major

Here is a practice track for practicing a basic country strumming pattern and basic country lead scale. It is just one chord, G major. The first track has a basic melody, running up and down the G major pentatonic scale, … Continue reading

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Practice Track: Le Plume Part 1

Hi! Here is a practice track for intermediate guitar players interested in developing their jamming style, with application to jazz, especially Gypsy jazz, and similar styles. It is an example of a “ii-V-I” progression, with a passing diminished chord (I# … Continue reading

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Practice track for beginning players – G major.

Here is a practice play along track for beginning guitar and bass players. The chords are G & D7. Download the MP3 from the link below: G&D7 To practice your improvisation, use the G major scale. There are only two … Continue reading

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