An in-depth study on the Gypsy Jazz style of French guitarist Pat Martino. Read full description...
An in-depth study on the Gypsy Jazz style of French guitarist Pat Martino.
-HD video performances of Pat Martino improvising on standard changes
-Lessons where Pat explains his approach to music
-Fully transcribed in standard notation and TAB
-Downloadable MP3 of Etudes and Lessons
Minor 7 on Major 7
All The Things You Are
Body And Soul
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Night And Day
On Green Dolphin Street
Out Of Nowhere
Take The A Train
There Will Never Be Another You
-Basic knowledge of jazz improvisation concepts
About the In The Style series:
The In The Style series focus strictly on the playing style of the artist. These are not general "how to" lessons. The goal of these lessons is to give insight on a wide range of topics relevant to the musical style of the artist. Advanced students will be able to immediately absorb and work on many of the concepts covered in the lessons. Beginner and intermediate level students will benefit greatly from the transcriptions of the numerous video performances with close ups when relevant. Music is like a language, and it is best learnt by surrounding yourself with better musicians. The goal of the "In The Style Series" is to give you this access, as much as possible, in the comfort of your own home!
About Pat Martino:
One of the most original of the jazz-based guitarists to emerge in the 1960s, Pat Martino made a remarkable comeback after brain surgery in 1980 to correct an aneurysm caused him to lose his memory and completely forget how to play. It took years, but he regained his ability, partly by listening to his older records. Martino began playing professionally when he was 15. He worked early on with groups led by Willis Jackson, Red Holloway, and a series of organists, including Don Patterson, Jimmy Smith, Jack McDuff, Richard "Groove" Holmes, and Jimmy McGriff. After playing with John Handy (1966), he started leading his own bands and heading sessions for Prestige, Muse, and Warner Bros. that found him welcoming the influences of avant-garde jazz, rock, pop, and world music into his advanced hard bop style. After the operation, Martino did not resume playing until 1984, making his recording comeback with 1987's The Return. Although not as active as earlier, Pat Martino has regained his earlier form, recording again for Muse and Evidence; he later signed with Blue Note, issuing All Sides Now in 1996, followed two years later by Stone Blue and in 1998 by Fire Dance. In 2001 Martino released a live album recorded at Yoshi's in California. Two years later he teamed with saxophonist Joe Lovano for Think Tank. Remember: A Tribute to Wes Montgomery appeared on Blue Note in 2006.
IMPORTANT: Please note that these are streamed videos; only the PDF transcriptions can be downloaded. When access is purchased, you will have permanent access to this lesson and all updates/corrections (if any) will be free of charge!
|All The Things You Are|
|Body And Soul|
|I Can’t Give You Anything But Love|
|Night And Day|
|On Green Dolphin Street|
|Out Of Nowhere|
|Take The “A” Train|
|There Will Never Be Another You|
|1. Minor 7 on Major 7|
|5. Musical Drills|
|6. Rhythm Section|
|7. Musical Community|
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