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CV Improvisation Introduction

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CVI1 Lesson 1

CVI1 Lesson 1

Welcome to Lesson 1 in the Improvisation Series. As introduction we want to share with you the most important skill

CVI1 Lesson 2

CVI1 Lesson 2

We will learn what chords are, from what they are made up of and how we use them. Chords take

CVI1 Lesson 3

CVI1 Lesson 3

We will step into the blues in this lesson. You will learn how the blues is built up and the

CVI1 Lesson 4

CVI1 Lesson 4

Lesson 4 will be all about pentatonic scales, probably the most important scale to master. These scales are found in

CVI1 Lesson 5

CVI1 Lesson 5

Swing! For classical players this might be the most difficult part of improvising. When it is not in our genes,

CVI1 Lesson 6

CVI1 Lesson 6

Swing, Gypsy Jazz. One of the most popular jazz styles for violin is of course the Gypsy Swing, which originated

CVI1 Lesson 7

CVI1 Lesson 7

The 7th Chords. Building from the triad (1-3-5) we can add another 3rd, that would give us the 7, (7th

CVI1 Lesson 8

CVI1 Lesson 8

II-V-I  (2-5-1) II-V-I is the most common chord progression. If you want to improvise in Jazz music this is one

“How To” play Ghost Notes

“How To” play Ghost Notes

In the “How-To” series this is all about ghost notes. What are they, how do we play them, how do