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Jazz & More Guitar Lessons: Scat Vocals Jazz and Blues

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Jazz Basics, Scat Vocals Jazz and Blues.
One thing that is really important is
to actually hear what you are playing.
Not just moving your fingers.
I've mentioned this before.
But I can't mention it too many times.
'Cause it's really the essence
of creating music.
And one good thing is actually to
try to sing what you're playing.
You gonna hear me sing
some Scat Vocals now.
I'm gonna do it pretty loud.
But when you practice it on your own,
you don't have to have a good voice.
You can just hum it or whisper yourself.
As as an exercise.
[MUSIC]
Like that.
That was still F blues.
And you can even try without-
[SOUND] Playing.
[MUSIC]
So this way,
you will be absolutely free to just
play what you hear in your head.
Instead of moving the fingers around in
different positions all over the neck.
So, this is a good exercise.
Just try to sing a chorus
without any backing track.
And maybe you can comp yourself or
you can listen to the backing track and
try to sing something.
Against the backing track and
then you can start playing.
[MUSIC]
Playing together while you're singing.
Doing the kind of Scat.
But you don't have to do it loud.
This is just for your own.
[MUSIC]
Own good.
It, the importance is not that
the audience will hear it.
Unless, you are doing like a Scat number.
But it's important for
yourself too, as an exercise.
So here I'm gonna play, I'm gonna play
a little bit, over the backing track.
And I'm gonna do a little Scat for you.
[MUSIC]