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Focusing on Position Playing with Coltrane’s ‘Countdown’



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In this Jazz Guitar Today lesson, Davy Mooney focuses on more position playing, negative guide tones, and anticipating the dominants.

In this video, Davy Mooney explores John Coltrane’s “Countdown,” focusing on position playing, negative guide tones, and Barry Harris’ concept of anticipating the dominants on “Trane changes.”

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