Jazz Standards for Bass: Essential Tips, Tricks and Techniques with Chris Minh Doky

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When you set out to tackle a jazz standard it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of tunes that are out there. But it’s not just the songs that matter when it comes to expanding your repertoire; it’s your interpretation. In this course Chris Minh Doky walks you through his own approach to playing some of these tunes, and addresses the key ideas and concepts that have helped shape his career as one of the most proficient bass players in Jazz.

In this course you’re going to learn:

  • How to approach popular jazz standards like Alone Together, Secret Love, So What and My Funny Valentine.
  • How to develop an internal sense of time.
  • The importance of adding expression and phrasing to your solos.
  • How to improvise both rhythmically and harmonically.
  • How to play funky on an upright bass.
  • Plus: Find out how Chris got started in an exclusive hour-long interview with Scott (including how he got the gig with Mike Stern and Michael Brecker!)
  • And much, much more…