One of the biggest challenges when improvising is how to start a solo.
You may be thinking…
What can I play that would sound hip?
What notes should I start on?
Should I do a whole bunch of fast notes or start off slow?
Should I start on a high note or low note?
…and the list goes on and on!
In this three-part series on How to Start a Solo, you'll discover the mistakes you need to avoid, five tips for starting your solo to add variety, and 3 examples of how the masters started their iconic solos.
How to Start a Solo, Part 1
In part 1 of this 3-part series on how to start a solo, you'll find out some common mistakes you need to avoid. These mistakes can stop your solo dead in its tracks.
How to Start Your Solo Like a Pro, Part 2
In this video, you will get five tips or strategies for starting your solo so that you sound more professional and don't make the mistakes mentioned in Part 1.
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How the Pros Start Their Solos, Part 3
In this video, you will see me analyze three examples of how masters started their iconic solos.
What are your challenges when starting a solo? (It doesn't matter which genre!)
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Teaching improv or actually performing improv can be a real challenge. Your 3 part series certainly helps to demystify the improvisation process. I will certainly pass on this information to my students. Thanks so much.
Thank you, Frank. I am really glad this will help your students!