Swing & Jazz Mandolin - Chords, Rhythm & Songs DVD

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Dix Bruce" s Swing & Jazz Mandolin: Chords, Rhythm and Songs DVD teaches everything you need to know to get up and swinging on the mandolin! The main focus is on chord forms and songs so you'll build a repertoire of moveable chords, which you can use on ANY song in the style, while learning eight great songs played by swing/jazz musicians all over the world. Learn at your own pace as Dix takes you through all the basics including the swing/jazz rhythm comp, turnarounds, info on music theory, diminished chords, transposing, basic chord substitutions, common swing/jazz chord progressions, and more. Play along with the DVD and learn each chord progression at both slow and regular speed. Over 100 minutes of video instruction! You" ll learn:
  • Closed position/moveable Swing & Jazz Chords
  • The Swing Rhythm Comp (how to play with a swing/jazz feel)
  • Chord Numbering (I vi ii V etc.)
  • Transposing Chords & Songs
  • Basic Chord Substitutions & Alternate Chord Forms
  • All about Diminished Chords
  • Turnarounds
  • Blues, Cycles of Fifths, ii V I Progressions 8 great Swing & Jazz Songs in several different keys:
  • Corrine, Corrina
  • Avalon
  • Swing in Minor
  • Blues in Bb
  • The Sheik of Araby
  • After You" ve Gone Chord progressions ©2009, DVD.
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