The Beat In Music Improvisation
Author: Joe Lovano
Many critics consider Joe Lovano a legitimate successor to Coltrane. He has worked with top musicians, such as, Woody Herman, Chet Baker, Elvin Jones, Charlie Haden, John Scofield, Bill Frisell, and has won multiple awards for his playing. In this lesson, he shows you how to work with and follow the beat when you improvise.
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