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New JGT Lesson, Davy Mooney Explores Hoagy Carmichael’s Classic Tune, “Skylark”



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Mooney explores Hoagy Carmichael’s classic tune “Skylark,” and pays special attention to the versions on…

…”Hoagy Sings Carmichael,” “Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Songbook,” and the Chris Cheek masterpiece “I Wish I Knew.” He then improvises two choruses with a straight-8ths, ECM-ish backing track.

Welcome to Advanced Improvisational Concepts by Davy Mooney professor of jazz guitar at the 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”.

Davy’s Mel Bay book “Personalizing Jazz Vocabulary

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