This week we are starting a new set of lessons the defines jump music by examining I Got Rhythm and the many variations of it's progression and how it became the most important progression along with the Blues for creating simple swinging, Jumping tunes. Many a jump instrumental and vocal jive tune started with this progression. So we'll review some songs and some off shoot progressions of rhythm changes to put the whole jump music genre into focus.
Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
Loop 0:00 Breakdown of Jump / Rhythm Changes
Loop 14:00 Practice Loop of Rhythm Changes
Loop 15:56 Variations
Loop 19:50 Closing Thoughts