Essential Phrasing and Improvisation Techniques with Rufus Philpot

If you're interested in digging deep into what really makes a solo 'great' - then this is the course for you!

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If you're interested in digging deep into what really makes a solo 'great' - then this is the course for you!

In this course, our very own Rufus Philpot takes a deep drive into soloing and it's core components of melody, phrasing & articulation. Rufus explores solo melodies from some of the greats and breaks down how they work in a harmonic context & how you can apply that vocabulary in different harmonic settings. Throughout the course, you're going to learn about note length, vibrato, minor harmony, approach notes and much, much more!

In This Course You’re Going to Learn About:

  • How note length can make or break a phase
  • How to take one phrase through multiple chords changes
  • Using hammer-ons and pull-offs to 'humanise' your phrasing
  • How and why you should be studying melody
  • Superimposing triads to imply new types of harmony within your solos
  • What approach notes are and how to apply them in a soloing context
  • The multiple approaches you can take to recontextualise your vocabulary
  • And WAY more...

Want to study with Rufus one-to-one?

If you would like to personally study with Rufus, he is accepting students for one on one Skype lessons, for bass players that are serious about moving their bass playing to the next level. To find out more about studying with Rufus, Click Here