Enclosures: 5th Mode of Harmonic Minor

Starting on the root of the V7(b9) chord, experiment with with adding a pickup 8th note on the “and” of the 4th beat.  *This is intended to be memorized.  Use the written music as a guide.

Download the exercise here: 5th mode of harmonic minor enclosures

Band, Orchestra and Technology Masterclass in Indianapolis

It was so nice to work with the jazz students of the Symphonic Youth Orchestra at Marian University in Indianapolis!  We talked about improvisation and the combination of technology and acoustic instruments in practice and performance.

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