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"Good improvisation communicates harmonic progression melodically. Effective melodies manipulate harmonic content through the use of guide tones and preparatory gravity notes, masterfully woven in systematic tension, release, and transparent harmonic definition."



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June 5, 2014 | Reverse Dorian/Minor FFcP scales

We mentioned we're in the process of compiling exercises for an FFcP supplementary book. We recently took the basic Ionian (Major) scale and arpeggios and tipped them around, up to down and back. As we continue to plow through these, we have a win/win situation. You get to print these and keep them for free, we hope to have our readers help catch mistakes before we go to print.

Again, the goal here is to keep you from being trapped into always thinking root and up. If that's the way we practice our scales, that's the way our improvisation will sound. So let's start from the top!

Download free PDF: Reverse Dorian/Minor FFcP scales

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Further:
Reverse Major FFcP Scales
Reverse Major FFcP Arpeggios
FFcP Introduction
Dorian/Minor FFcP Studies
The esoteric Minor Scale

Posted by Ted at June 5, 2014 2:20 PM


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