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released May 4, 2021
Gerald Bailey: trumpet, flugabone, op-1, rhodes
Leslie Beukelman: vocals
Quin Kirchner: drums
Sounds by Chris Merill
mastered by Nick Broste
produced by Gerald Bailey
design by Jamie Breiwick (bside graphics)

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

Modes of Major Exercise

Learn and memorize in all 12 keys.  Free PDF: Modes of Major Starting on C

Jazz at University of Indianapolis

Excited to join the Jazz Faculty at University of Indianapolis this fall!  Duties will include individual trumpet class, rehearsals, brass sectionals and masterclasses.  IMG_6266.JPG