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Exploring Dominant Cycles and Diminished Relationships



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Advanced Improvisational Concepts – Davy Mooney explores the dominant cycles and diminished relationships of a Gershwin hit.

In this video, Mooney explores the dominant cycles and diminished relationships of Gershwin’s clever hit “Nice Work if You Can Get It,” and demonstrates his approach with several choruses of improvisation with a backing track.

Welcome to Advanced Improvisational Concepts by Davy Mooney professor of jazz guitar at University of North Texas.

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Check out Davy’s new album on Sunnyside, “Davy Mooney and the Hope of Home Band Live at National Sawdust”.

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