Improv Drill - Chord Tones
Through an analysis of a transcription of Hank Mobley's solo over the changes to the tune "Remember" from his 1960 recording "Soul Station," watch how this master of bebop improvisation uses chord tones on strong beats as a foundation for his strong and logical improvised line over the changes to this Irving Berlin classic. Then learn an extensive series of drills to gain control of these notes over this or any chord progression to help you develop fluency with these primary components of good melodic construction.
Practice Session 1 - Play the Lesson Introduction Transcription
Practice Session 2 - Chord Tone Improv Drill
Practice Session 3 - Guide Tone Improv Drill