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New Lesson: Comping Strategies And Techniques For Soloists, Part 2



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In part 2 of this lesson, guitarist and educator Davy Mooney continues to discuss his strategies and techniques to comp for soloists.

There are numerous demonstrations and insights, and he recommends specific recordings you can reference for great comping, including Herbie Hancock on the Miles Davis 1964 Concert “My Funny Valentine” and John Scofield on Joe Henderson’s “So Near So Far”.

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Davy Mooney’s “Into the Labyrinth: An Anatomy of Position Playing for Jazz Guitar”

Davy’s Mel Bay book “Personalizing Jazz Vocabulary

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