Pickup Music Advanced Jazz Improvisation TUTORIAL
Learn to improvise blazing-fast bebop lines. In this Master Class, Cecil will walk you through his methodical approach to the mechanics of bebop scales and logic-based chromaticism.
Advanced Jazz Improvisation
Learn bebop lines inspired by the ornate vocabulary of jazz greats like Charlie Parker and Wes Montgomery.
In this extensive Master Class, Cecil will show you how to fuel your improvisational palette with bebop scales and logic-based chromaticism.
Learn how to play fast with ease through Cecil’s “George Benson-esque” picking technique. With exercises and practice tips designed to help you shed up-tempo tunes and play faster subdivisions over slower tempos, you’ll have all the tools you need to up your speed.
Cecil breaks down bebop jazz through a detailed and extensive methodology he learned from his mentors while studying in the US. The material in this online class would take multiple semesters of learning in a traditional college environment. Here, get everything in one digestible class, filmed on location in Hollywood, California.
Cecil Alexander is a master guitarist and composer who studied jazz composition at Berklee. Highly regarded in the world of jazz, Cecil won the Lee Ritenour Six String Theory Competition and was a finalist in the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz International Guitar Competition.
A unique approach to learning
Rather than starting with the basics, you’ll kick off this class by learning challenging etudes over four of the most common jazz standards of all time. This is an approach taught at colleges in the US – start with the end point and work backwards.
Not for beginners
This class is only for experienced and determined guitarists. If you want to challenge yourself and are ready to make a serious commitment to improving your playing, this class is for you!
Ready to power up your playing? Let’s get started with the first lesson.