How to Play Killer Hard Bop like Pat Martino

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  1. Dawar chris

    Bonjour est-ce possible d'avoir les traductions sur cette vidéo également ? Et sur tous les autres ?

  2. pgrossi2019

    HI Jens, I have been following your lessons for some time now and appreciate them very much. My suggestion is that if you could do a demonstration at the beginning of the video, (to know what we are going to be able to do after we study the lesson thourughly), then explain and then at the end do a final demonstration. That would be awsome. Thanks your advice is helping me a lot.

  3. Kevin's Cousin

    I know he's more 'rock' for our taste but I'd love to hear you break down Greg Howe.

  4. Patrick Zaninni

    Pat Martino has a lot of cool stuff with minor substitutions. He explains it in his linear expressions book which has some great stuff. I've been working out of it for the past few weeks and it's made a huge difference for me so I definitely recommend it.
    He also talks a lot about using the diminished and augmented as parental forms in other videos. I haven't gotten to deep into yet so I can't explain it well but it's interesting.

  5. SoulCall

    Also check out Pat's book "Linear Expressions" it is incredible.

  6. Obie Montellano

    Fact. George Benson was very impressed and jealous of Pat Martinos playing when he first heard him. George Benson was still playing blues based licks at the time.

  7. Andrea Salustri

    Hi Jens thanks for the great lesson as usual..as i like the Maj7#5 sound…there was any lesson on this topic (ex. use of Maj7#5 over the dominant altered chords..) …I 'm looking among the numerous lessons but i could not find so far..

  8. Jazz Guitar Scrapbook

    I watched this 5 minute video and at the end of it I was unable to play killer hard bop like Pat Martino. UNSUBSCRIBE

  9. Mac

    Jens while transcribing by ear, what do you think is most conducive to a more "whole" learning outcome? I'm doing one now for a Bird version of All of Me, and I'm a bit rubbish at writing music (I can only just about read lead melodies), so I'm writing the notes instead in fragments above the changes. and making notes on arps and scales.

    I imagine you've developed some kind of system for this that's a bit more refined, so would love to hear how you do it.

  10. Joe Rimland

    I really like the sound of the blues phrase, over the C7, in the 2nd example.

  11. Richard Sorice

    Hi Jens, thanks for doing this video on Pat Martino. I plan to learn all three phrase along with the George Benson video. These two, now veteran jazz guitar heros continue to be two of the baddest dudes around.

  12. Paul Hofreiter

    Great video idea. Pat Martino is one of the very best and one of my favorites. Wes was my first favorite, the one who got me into jazz guitar and if I had to choose one person, as hard as that is, it certainly would be him. Pat Martino also has the amazing situation of having to completely relearn the guitar, from his own recordings no less, after his stroke which is mind boggling to me and a testament to his tremendous ability and talent.

  13. Luis el bardo

    Please, pretty please do a video on the Pat martino solo approach on Sunny. You are great, love your vids.

  14. katana7xv

    Great to see a nod to Martino..
    I've always found Grant Green's If I Should Lose You to be a magical example of bouncing, lyrical swinging bebop, Learned lots about B flat minor and D flat too

  15. ted crotwell

    thank you ! of course I am a big Pat Martino fan, in fact I just saw him life at Kuumbwa jazz center here in Santa Cruz CA a few months ago, looking a bit old but sounding unbelievably even better than ever. He is a force of nature!!! I just sent $22 bucks thru Patreon for this month – you always make it worth it. Keep it up

  16. Anthony Demitre

    Thanks, the first 2 Pat Martino songs that I loved where his tune The Visit and Road Song. The Road Song's comping is a bit hard rhythmically speaking

  17. ivo maassen

    I was 16 when I bought that album (1986) it absolutely killed me. I couldn't believe it.
    I still can not play it ( never tried) but can sing along fluently. : )

  18. Jeremy Postaer

    El Hombre easily one of the best jazz guitar records ever made. The whole record kicks ass.

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