Morten Faerestrand: John Coltranes Pursuance

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This is Kenny Garrett's take on "Purcuance" from the record "Purcuance: The Music Of John Coltrane".

In this lesson you'll learn how Kenny plays the melody, and what he does on the improvised parts (last 4 bars of tune is improvised). And, obviously, how to play it on guitar, with picking directions and slurs.

Already here on the head he introduces some really hip ideas on how to approach the turn-around in a minor blues, and when you examine what he plays, you'll see that getting that complex sound actually is somewhat simple.

As long as you have your phrasing together that is...