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Playing Oleo with a playalong using stabbed upper voicings

Playing Oleo with a playalong using stabbed upper voicings
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So let’s now use our upper voicings. Let’s, this time, play them stabbed on beats 1 and 3. 1,2,3,4.
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But, playing the tune predominantly legato in the right hand.
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Now, that’s hard, because you’ve got to, in a sense, split your mind in two, separate out the left hand from the right hand. Stabs in the left hand will tend to make the right hand want to stab as well. If it’s any consolation, I’m finding it hard as well, because I’m having to make sure I only play the chords that I’ve taught you to date and that I only play them on beats 1 and 3, and not put anything else in, and that I stick to the tune as I’ve written it out, which I wouldn’t normally do. So I have some sympathy for the task I’m setting you. But remember, all the time, we’re tooling up.
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Our big session will, not surprisingly, be on improvisation. So let’s have a go. 1,2,1,2,3,4.
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