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#2156656 - 09/24/13 05:20 AM Voice leading in Jazz (Part 2)
Mark Polishook Offline
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Registered: 11/29/12
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Here's a second blog post

more about voice leading in jazz

that follows up on this one:

voice leading and Fred Hersch and Bach

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#2156671 - 09/24/13 06:51 AM Re: Voice leading in Jazz (Part 2) [Re: Mark Polishook]
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Mark, good posts about voice leading. Something I am trying to incorporate into my playing now.

Of all the pianists I've listened to, Keith Jarrett is still heads above anyone regarding voice leading.
He has this technique where he'll play the top note as melody and the bass note, then "envelop" the chord on the inside a split second later.

The only adjective I can describe it is "delicious!" There's so many examples of it, especially in his solo ballad playing. I'll post a few.

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#2156672 - 09/24/13 06:51 AM Re: Voice leading in Jazz (Part 2) [Re: Mark Polishook]
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Keith Jarrett- Danny Boy


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#2156673 - 09/24/13 06:54 AM Re: Voice leading in Jazz (Part 2) [Re: Mark Polishook]
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Over the Rainbow


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#2156678 - 09/24/13 07:19 AM Re: Voice leading in Jazz (Part 2) [Re: Mark Polishook]
Mark Polishook Offline
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wind, thanx for posting those! ... and you're right ... the 'envelope' technique is a great way to work ... bottom of left hand for bass, top of right hand for sorano, top of left hand for tenor. bottom of right hand for alto. fred h gives a ver good description in his downbeat master class.


Edited by Mark Polishook (09/24/13 07:28 AM)

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#2156679 - 09/24/13 07:19 AM Re: Voice leading in Jazz (Part 2) [Re: Mark Polishook]
custard apple Offline
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Loc: Sydney
Originally Posted By: Mark Polishook
Here's a second blog post

more about voice leading in jazz



Hi Mark
I didn't know Nina played the piano as well ! I loved her highly original infusion of classical into Good Bait.

Thanks for this great lesson. It's very liberating to know that I can omit R and 3 from C maj 7 where the C maj 7 is a passing chord.

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#2156680 - 09/24/13 07:23 AM Re: Voice leading in Jazz (Part 2) [Re: Mark Polishook]
The Wind Offline
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Originally Posted By: Mark Polishook
wind, thanx for posting those!


No worries! they are an inspiration to hear. You playing any ballads right now? I'm learning a few, I Fall in love too easily and It Never entered my mind.

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