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‘Whoops’ Arithmetic

or how to play major 7ths on dominants without getting fired. There’s a point in Miles’ autobiography where he recounts arguing with Charlie Parker. Bird told him you can play any tone on any chord, Miles disagreed and was proven

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A Simple Technique for Outside Playing

This article will give you a simple, easy to remember, but very effective formula for taking a solo line outside the changes. When I say simple and easy to remember, I mean it. You’ll grasp the principle inside ten minutes,

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Fri Oct 27th 9pm, £15 (£9 adv)
JLT feat the Fishwick brothers tpt & dms 

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