Wave – Improv scales and ideas

In this lesson we’ll talk about some improvising ideas for playing over the changes in the song Wave by Jobim Here is an outline of the chord changes and their function. Dm7 – G7 : During this vamp I like to play D minor pentatonic. It’s chord I and IV in D minor and you can […]

How to solo over Girl From Ipanema

In video we will explore the scales the you can use over The Girl From Ipanema. Improvising blends your knowledge of harmony, scales, voice leading and technique. The scales that I use here are only one option but I think they work well in a Latin Jazz context. I have included a backing track for […]