A total of four hours of video with a detailed workbook and complete transcriptions in C divided into 5 sections. Includes Barry in classroom and solo performance. Get a first hand, up-close, private lesson on the art of Bebop piano from one of the originating masters.
This professionally produced product comprises over 4 hours of video and includes a 112 page workbook. It is the successful culmination of a two year project to document for the first time, the legendary teachings of Barry Harris. The following areas are highlighted, each presented in a 'clinic' setting:
The ABC's of the jazz vocabulary- The opening section features an in-depth examination of scales and deals with the topic of both what and how to practice. Approx. 60 mins.
Application of the above to key song forms- Presented here are methods of turning scales into unlimited sources of improvisational ideas- applied to the blues, rhythm changes, Cherokee, Indiana and How High The Moon. Approx. 60 mins.
Movable Chords for the piano and guitar- Barry's unique approach to chord voicing and movement is outlined here demonstrated on several standards. Approx. 45 mins.
Focus on the Rhythm Section- Here, accompaniment is addressed, along with the function and interaction of each instrument in the rhythm section. Approx. 45 mins.
Vocalizing - Key points for the vocalist including warm-ups, phrasing, breathing, improvising and presentation are demonstrated and applied to a beautiful ballad. Approx. 45 mins.
Barry Harris in solo performance.
Workbook + 4 DVDs
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a great overview of the theory and music vocabulary building blocks of the bebop dialect. Taught by a tried and true master of the bebop era, Harris' teaching are at once revelations of music truths and practical explanations of the fundamentals found in modern jazz.
Vero useful tool and good delivery service
Excellent Condition A+++
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