Embark on a journey of discovery of the Hammond organ in jazz, starting with the origins of the instrument and going on to discover the walking bass technique and the construction of voicings
How do you build effective riffs with your left hand? What are the proper voicings of the Hammond organ? Would you like to learn to play over different rhythmic feels like boogaloo, shuffle, funk and swing?
"Hammond organ course" by Alberto Gurrisi is the right course for you!
You will be guided by Maestro Gurrisi through an educational path entirely dedicated to the Hammond organ.
The main topics covered are:
– walking bass and riffs for the left hand;
– voicings for 4 voices, drop 2 and chord melody;
– chromatic approaches to chords;
– jazz and contemporary rhythmic patterns.
The course is suitable to all keyboard players who wish to learn the main techniques of the Hammond organ and who have basic harmonic knowledge, such as the construction of scales and chords.
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The course is comprised of 27 video tutorials
83 minuti di lezione
16 pages in a pdf with transcribed exercises
Certificate of attendance
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ONCE THE PAYMENT HAS BEEN CONFIRMED, YOU WILL FIND THE PURCHASED CONTENT IN YOUR ACCOUNT, READY TO BE STREAMED ON THE YOUJAZZ PLATFORM.
1.1 Brief historical background
1.2 An introduction to the instrument
1.3 Examples of use
2.1 Walking on a single chord; riffs
2.3 The Blues
2.4 Rhythm changes
3.1 Four-note chord and inversions; II-V-I
3.2 Open four-note chords (horns), inversions, doubling, chordal melody
3.3 Four-note voicings without the tonic + inversions
3.4 Drop 2 + inversions
3.5 Extensions and alterations
4.1 Chromatic approaches on chords
4.2 Harmonizing scales
4.3 Jumps of inverted thirds and fourths on the mixolydian scale
4.4 Descending patterns with a chromatic approach on the dorian scale
4.5 The diminished scales
5.1 Relationship with the other instruments
5.2 Rhythmic patterns
5.3 The two-feel
5.4 Jazz waltz
5.5 Playing fast
6.2 Shuffle & co
6.4 Odd times
Starting with classical piano lessons at the age of eight,
he went on to study jazz piano with Paolo Birro and Mario Rusca at the "Civici Corsi di Jazz di Milano." On the Hammond organ, he has studied with some of the greatest, such as Joey deFrancesco, Sam Yahel, Larry Goldings, and Tony Monaco.
He was brought to the attention of the national jazz scene in Italy as a member of famed guitarist Franco Cerri's quartet.
He has performed with soloists such as Bebo Ferra, Tino Tracanna, Francesco Cafiso, Andrea Dulbecco. Since 2018 he has toured with Seamus Blake on tenor sax and Adam Nussbaum on drums. He has also played with Fabrizio Bosso, Joe Cohn, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Andy Sheppard, Enrico Rava, Flavio Boltro, Mauro Negri, Nico Gori, Roberto Gatto, Gianni Cazzola, Fabio Zeppetella, Giovanni Falzone, Enzo Zirilli, Roberto Rossi, and Dino Piana.
The instructional videos are designed for those who want to learn to improvise and deepen their jazz language. The video lessons cover the most important topics with Practical examples to improve in a practical and comprehensive way.
Each course, in addition to the technical insights specific to the instrument, covers general topics of harmony, rhythm and improvisation that are valid for every musician.
A trumpet player can listen to and transcribe piano solos to improve; a drummer can study the rhythm of trumpet players for creative insights.
Stay one step ahead and don't lock yourself into your instrument!
Whatever level you are at, the important thing is to understand the theoretical and practical approaches of established musicians.
Their ideas are important in getting to understand and discover your own sound. You will find the answers and new insights to help you on your path.
You never stop learning. Welcome to the club ;)
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