Improvising Over the Chord Changes to "Lady Bird"
Explore Hank Jones' improvisational concept by examining the melodic content of his solo over the changes to the 1948 Tadd Dameron tune "Lady Bird" from his 2008 IPO Records release "Our Delight." After considering his use of chord tones, scale passages, arpeggios, approach patterns, tensions, phrasing and his use of chromaticism, take a turn at improvising your own solo with three licks of his taken from the transcription of this recording.
Practice Session 1 - Play the Lesson Introduction Transcription
Practice Session 2 - Improvise Over the Changes to "Ladybird"
Listen to Hank Jones play the 1948 Tadd Dameron tune "Lady Bird" from his 2008 IPO Records release "Our Delight."