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Giant Steps – New Course at Electric Campfire!

Got a new course coming this week at ElectricCampfire all about John Coltrane’s notorious tune Giant Steps.

This course is all about how to get started with this tune.

When I first tried to play this tune it was a total disaster – it’s such a weird sequence to play on at first.

But in this course, I’m going to show you a simple way to think about the harmony and some easy ways to get started with improvising on it.

Also, I’m showing you how to play the first chorus of Coltrane’s solo that I’m playing in the video below. I show you how to work on getting fluid phrasing. And there’s some very useful core jazz language in this that you’ll definitely be able to apply to your playing.

It’s out this week and we want you to join us :)

https://www.electriccampfire.com

The latest course at Electric Campfire is on John Coltrane’s notorious tune Giant Steps. This course is all about how to get started with this tune. We cover understanding how the harmony is put together, how to play the melody, how to get started with improvising on it, comping and the first chorus of Coltrane’s solo that I’m playing here. I show you how to work on getting fluid phrasing. It’s out this week, come and check it out :) https://www.electriccampfire.com

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