Fill-Style Comping (Part 1): Oscar Peterson “It’s Only A Paper Moon” Comping Analysis

Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Fill-style comping can be a very effective tool when …

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Accompanying Singers – Hillary Kole “Duets”: How To Set Up A Solid Intro

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Jazz Piano Voicings – How To Comp Like Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery is frequently overlooked when talking about the GREAT jazz soloists. Montgomery’s approach to jazz improvisation should be utilized by ALL soloists but especially pianists. Instead of focusing on specific harmony or rhythm devices used, the core of Wes’ improvisation come from his use of different textures to develop ideas. Pianists can take full advantage of the Wes Montgomery Model and instantly have developed solos just by changing the texture of their ideas.

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