John Heussenstamm

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Turnarounds and Double Stops


Turnarounds were introduced in previous lessons, but these first four videos explore the topic in more detail. Double stops means playing two notes at the same time, and the next four lessons discuss this topic.


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# play time date added description
 1 2:41 07-27-2009 various turnarounds in the key of A using 6th intervals (in the diatonic scale) are explored, including the use of neighboring notes.
 2 3:17 07-27-2009 the previous lesson is continued, and some new turnarounds using 3rd intervals are introduced and played.
 3 3:11 07-28-2009 John shows more turnarounds using chord shapes, and turnarounds pedaling the root note of the blues progression.
 4 1:59 07-29-2009 using a couple of examples, the final part of these turnaround lessons explains what a riff turnaround is.
 5 3:31 08-12-2009 double stops are explained, and double stops in the key of A using 4th intervals (in the diatonic scale) are demonstrated and played.
 6 2:27 08-12-2009 double stops in the key of A using 3rd intervals (in the diatonic scale), with and without flatted 7th's, are explored.
 7 2:38 08-14-2009 several double stops in the key of A using 6th intervals (in the diatonic scale) are demonstrated and played.
 8 1:35 08-15-2009 double stops in the key of A using 5th intervals (in the diatonic scale), as well as octaves as an alternative, are played.

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