For my Autumn Leaves video I got a couple comments about sounding melodic; I’ll take those compliments all day long! Now I’m working on the Blue Monk October challenge and still working on targeting the thirds as I’m an ‘in betweener’ and following Marc’s process (which is awesome btw!). What I’m finding is targeting the 3rd’s of Autumn Leaves lends itself nicely to playing melodically but doing so with Blue Monk, or a jazz blues, not so much! It is very challenging for me but I’m making progress and looking forward to submitting a video!
I found the recommended approach to be easy and natural with Autumn Leaves but I am having problems trying to run the same approach with for instance Satin Doll. I am trying to come in to the third of the chord to be played from one or two intervals above. Is that correct? Is there any specific video showing what we ought to be doing in terms of using this as part of our toolbox on songs other than Autumn Leaves? Thanks
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