JAZZ INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO SAMPLES

Extending Minor Chords

 

In this video we show the most economical way to understand how to easily extend minor 7th chords to the 9th, 11, 13 using a concept called 2 over 1.  The keyboard is shown in the video and arrows point to the correct notes. The best scale to use to highlight the extensions is shown. Scott Wilson also plays a video demonstration at the end of the video that showcases the sound of each extension.

Scales and Modes Basics

 

This video teachs the scale options for most of the chords we use in the jazz idiom.  Scale and Modes teaches you how to use the Major and the Major Scale with b3rd to get most of the scales we use in the idiom.  this is a great video that build economy and capitolizes on what you already know!  

Pentatonic Options on Minor Chords

 

In this video we show the 6 pentatonic scales contained within a Dorian minor scale.  The video demonstrates the sound of each pentatonic over the C minor chord.

Extending Dominant Chords

 

In this video we show the most economical way to understand how to easily extend basic dominant chords to the 9th, #11, 13 or b9 b5using a concept called 2 over 1 (respectively the major 2 triad over dominant or b2 minor triad over dominant).  The keyboard is shown in the video and arrows point to the correct notes.  The best scale to use to highlight the extensions is shown. Scott Wilson also plays a video demonstration at the end of the video that showcases the sound of the extensions.

Scott Wilson on EVI and Trumpet

 

Highlight videos from concerts with Benny Green and Conrad Herwig.