"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."
March 15, 2010 | Donna Lee on the electric baritone mandolin
JazzMando friend Danny Williams (AKA "BariMando") has just posted an inspiring rendition of the Charlier Parker favorite, "Donna Lee." We've been trying to master that head for months, and he seems to pull it off effortlessly.