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Thanks to all who watched and interacted with the series on this tune!

Here is the full transcription with TAB.

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Learn #HOWTOPLAY | #JohnScofield | #Hottentot

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This is a NEW SERIES looking at how to play John Scofield’s super funky track ‘Hottentot’. TABS, SCALE SHEETS & BACKING TRACKS are on my Patreon page http://www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons

The ES-335 is back!

This week we look at something called ‘Outside’ playing. 

No that is not taking your guitar into the garden and playing ‘Wonderwall’ as your neighbours cat adoringly looks on. This is actually where we play all of the ‘wrong notes’ in order to create more of a tension to then satisfyingly resolve in our solos. 

This is not a new concept. All music is full of tension and resolve. Otherwise it would be boring to listen to and without depth. Listen to ‘Toccata and Fugue in D Minor’ by J.S Bach and listen to that crazy diminished chord that he builds up, and this was meant to be played in church! Or that huge build up at the end of ‘Day In The Life’ by The Beatles.

Life has plenty of tension and music is sometimes a reflection and/or expression of the struggles of life so it is fitting that music is filled with tension.

In jazz I would argue this tension is slightly more accentuated than say in Mr. Brightside or ‘Shake It Off’ but they both have their moments. ‘Shake It Off” stays on one chord for a heck of a long time, that is tense! 

In this lesson I help you to understand some of the more common tension devices and concepts in jazz and blues to use in your own playing.

Full transcription and scale & chord packs are on my Patreon page www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons for £3.00

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Tip of the
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Learn #HOWTOPLAY | #JohnScofield | #Hottentot

This is a NEW SERIES looking at how to play John Scofield’s super funky track ‘Hottentot’. TABS, SCALE SHEETS & BACKING TRACKS are on my Patreon page http://www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons

Still on the Tele due to a broken ES-335! This week we look at how to get a Scofield Tone on the Telecaster, rakes, pinch harmonics and also playing scales backwards!

0:00 Solo Bars 33 – 40
0:31 Intro
2:27 Bars 33 – 36
2:42 How to play RAKES
5:00 How to play PINCH HARMONICS
8:50 Starting scales NOT ON THE TONIC
9:35 LATERAL ARPEGGIOS
10:14 Bars 37 – 40
10:30 DOUBLE STOP BENDS
13:27 Scofield’s Light Touch
14:20 Playing Scales and Arpeggios BACKWARDS
15:18 Getting Scofield’s TONE on a TELECASTER
19:17 TAKEAWAYS

Full transcription and scale & chord packs are on my Patreon page www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons for £3.00


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Learn #HOWTOPLAY | #JohnScofield | #Hottentot

This is a NEW SERIES looking at how to play John Scofield’s super funky track ‘Hottentot’. TABS, SCALE SHEETS & BACKING TRACKS are on my Patreon page http://www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons

Tough week for me finding the tone as my studs screw for my tailpiece on my ES-335 broke so I’ve recorded it on a Telecaster until it’s fixed. Sad Times.

This week we look at Timing displacement, superimposing the relative major, enclosure, hexatonic scales and AGGRESSION!!!

0:00 Solo Bars 17-32
0:42 Intro
3:03 Bars 17-20
3:17 Artificial Harmonics, Tritones and Enclosure
6:55 Chromatic Enclosure Example
7:56 Diatonic Enclosure Example
8:46 Bars 21-24
8:56 Agression!
9:34 Exchange Bend
11:10 Hexatonic Scales
12:18 Dorian-ish Hexatonic Scale?
13:13 Scale Runs In Solos. Good or Bad?
14:49 The Relative Major
16:58 Bars 25 – 28
17:10 Funky Rhythms and Trills
18:26 Octaves
19:55 Bars 29 – 32
20:43 Getting More out of Your Phrases
21:11 Timing Displacement
23:07 TAKEAWAYS!

Full transcription and scale & chord packs are on my Patreon page www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons for £3.00


If you enjoyed this video please consider liking and subscribing to my channel for regular guitar lesson, licks and gear videos.

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S

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This week we continued by learning the first 16 bars of the solo. And what a crazy packed solo it is. There is so much to learn! But it’s relatively simple to play which is awesome when you are trying to learn new things!

In this video we learn about pinched harmonics. Usually used in 80’s hair metal, we hear it here in a blues/fusion/jazz context. Just goes to show you can use most techniques in any genre. We also look at phrasing, tri-tones, micro-tones (and I talk a little about Jacob Collier) and also hybrid picking. So much all in one video! 

Full transcription and scale & chord packs are on my Patreon page www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons for £3.00

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If you enjoyed this video please consider liking and subscribing to my channel for regular guitar lesson, licks and gear videos. If you found this video really useful and would like to support me then head to:

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Learn #HOWTOPLAY | #JohnScofield | #Hottentot

TABS, SCALE SHEETS & BACKING TRACKS are on my Patreon page
http://www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons

0:00 The Head
1:16 Intro
3:23 The Scofield ‘Sound’
4:44 Scofield’s GEAR
6:37 The Hottentot Guitar Tone
7:37 THE HEAD: Intro
8:48 THE HEAD: A1 SECTION
13:27 Accent Exercise
14:25 THE HEAD: A2 SECTION
17:34 Using LEGATO to get the most out of YOUR LINES
20:45 THE HEAD: B SECTION
23:41 THE HEAD: A3 SECTION
23:59 TAKEAWAYS!

This is a NEW SERIES looking at how to play John Scofield’s super funky track ‘Hottentot’. In this first lesson we look at how Scofield uses LEGATO to change the way he delivers a line and therefore gets more out of them. We also look at his dynamics, his tone and his gear!

Full transcription and scale & chord packs are on my Patreon page www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons for £3.00


If you enjoyed this video please consider liking and subscribing to my channel for regular guitar lesson, licks and gear videos.

If you found this video really useful and would like to support me then head to:

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Thanks for watching!

S

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Learn #HOWTOPLAY | #KennyBurrell | #MidnightBlue

TABS, SCALE/CHORD SHEETS & BACKING TRACKS are on my Patreon page http://www.patreon.com/exeterguitarle…

This is a new series where we are learning the whole of Kenny Burrell’s ‘Midnight Blue’ from his 1963 album of the same name. Please take a look at the previous episodes to learn the whole solo.

PART 5 This is the last in the series! Thanks for all of your support! In this video we look at the last chorus and my 5 FAVOURITE LICKS! It’s been so much fun unpacking this solo for you. Please let me know what you would like me to look at next!

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Tip of the
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Learn #HOWTOPLAY | #KennyBurrell | #MidnightBlue

TABS, SCALE SHEETS & BACKING TRACKS are on my Patreon page http://www.patreon.com/exeterguitarle…

This is the full transcription of the classic track from the 1963 album of the same name by Kenny Burrell…’Midnight Blue’. Full transcription and scale & chord packs for all 6 lessons are on my Patreon page www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons for £3.00

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If you enjoyed this video please consider liking and subscribing to my channel for regular guitar lesson, licks and gear videos. If you found this video really useful and would like to support me then head to:

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Thanks for watching!

S

Tip of the
Week

Learn #HOWTOPLAY | #KennyBurrell | #MidnightBlue

TABS, SCALE/CHORD SHEETS & BACKING TRACKS are on my Patreon page
http://www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons

PART 5

This is a new series where we are learning the whole of Kenny Burrell’s ‘Midnight Blue’ from his 1963 album of the same name. There will be a new lesson every Saturday where we will learn another chorus from this excellent tune! And there will be TAB on screen!

This week we learn the penultimate chorus where Kenny plays over TWO A-SECTIONS. The first is more blues vocab with a bit of George Benson sounding phrases and the second starts with an extended SUPER FAST JAZZ PHRASE! This is well worth learning and we look at HOW YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR SPEED so you can play it.

I then give you some ALL IMPORTANT TIPS on how to use these devices in YOUR SOLOS!

Next week we will be looking at the final chorus from Kenny Burrell’s MIDNIGHT BLUE solo!


If you enjoyed this video please consider liking and subscribing to my channel for regular guitar lesson, licks and gear videos.

If you found this video really useful and would like to support me then head to:

PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons

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Thanks for watching!

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Tip of the
Week

Learn #HOWTOPLAY | #KennyBurrell | #MidnightBlue

TABS, SCALE/CHORD SHEETS & BACKING TRACKS are on my Patreon page
http://www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons

This is a new series where we are learning the whole of Kenny Burrell’s ‘Midnight Blue’ from his 1963 album of the same name. There will be a new lesson every Saturday where we will learn another chorus from this excellent tune! And there will be TAB on screen!

This week we learn Kenny Burrell’s CHORD MELODY SOLO with DROP 2 voicings. We learn how solo with chords and what Drop 2 voicings are. We also learn how the lateral approach to scales.

So much all in 20 minutes! Phew!

I then give you some ALL IMPORTANT TIPS on how to use these devices in YOUR SOLOS!

Next week we will be looking at the 4th chorus from Kenny Burrell’s MIDNIGHT BLUE solo!


If you enjoyed this video please consider liking and subscribing to my channel for regular guitar lesson, licks and gear videos.

If you found this video really useful and would like to support me then head to:

PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/exeterguitarlessons

I can also be found here:

FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/exeterguitarlessons

INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/exeterguitarlessons

Thanks for watching!

S

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