John Dubuclet – Jazz improvisation basics

Divided in 2 parts, we’re going to talk about:

 

  • The basics of music improvisation: theory and practice on themes with static and blues harmony.

 

Modal scale, blues scale, musical form and jazz rhythms.

 

  • The motif-cell and its creativity at the service of the musical creation and improvisation.

 

Themes to deal with: So What (Miles Davis), D Natural Blues (Wes Montgomery).

 

John Dubuclet is professor of jazz trombone, jazz improvisation i and modern music improvisation at “Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya” (ESMUC)