REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
What: Bass Improvisation, Vol. 1 – A 6 week course taught by Adam Nitti
When: This class meets weekly on Tuesday nights from 7pm-8:30pm, and runs from May 15, 2012 through June 19, 2012. ***Pre-registration required to attend. See payment/registration link below.
Location: MusicDojo Nashville, 1226 Lakeview Drive, Ste. F, Franklin, TN 37067
Course Description: Bass Improvisation Vol. 1:
A first level course for bass players interested in learning how to improvise over chord progressions, and tunes. These lessons focus on the relationships between scales, chords, and key centers, and provide a foundational approach for analyzing and playing over changes, utilizing components of jazz theory and harmony blended with other styles and approaches to phrasing. Major and minor scale-derived harmonic concepts and key components are utilized and put into practice through ‘hands-on’ improvisational exercises. Some common and traditional chord progressions are demonstrated and exercised. Also covers elementary tune analysis and improvising through key centers. Recommended for any player interested in learning how to improvise in any style.
Topics covered include:
Basic Ear Training
Relationships Between Scales and Chords
Modes of the Major Scale and Their Application
Harmonization of the Major Scale
Chord Forms and Arpeggio Forms
Improvising Over Static Chords, Key Centers, and Complete Tunes
Space is very limited, so be sure to register soon! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us: