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Discussing and playing “Solar” with a playalong

Discussing and playing "Solar" with a playalong

We discuss the Miles Davis standard “Solar” – which utilises the melodic minor ascending scale in the improvisation – prior to playing and improvising on it with a playalong.

You can download the chart for “Solar” in PDF format at the bottom of this step.

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