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Paper Moon Music
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Improvisation Loop Videos
from Paper Moon Music


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Minor Swing Improvise in A minor over the changes for Django Reinhardt's famous gypsy swing standard "Minor Swing".
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Djangology 160bpm Solo over Django Reinhardt's "Djangology" chords at 160 bpm. Key of G major with some changes.
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Take 5 (in E minor) Practice improvising over this classic jazz tune in 5/4 time. Originally recorded in Eb minor, this loop is in E minor for guitarists to take advantage of open strings.
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Vals de Monstres Improvise in B minor over this i-v-iv-i chord progression. This is a waltz by Yann Tiersen from the soundtrack of the movie Amelie.
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Moorea Practice improvising over this famous Gipsy Kings instrumental song. The progression is in both G# minor and F# minor respectively. With a capo on the 2nd fret, you can think of the keys as being F# minor and E minor.
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Jazz ii - V - I - vi in C major Practice improvising over this common jazz progression. Watch out for the secondary dominant at the end (A7) which resolves back to Dm7.
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Gentle Rain Improvise and practice the melody to this Bossa Nova classic from Luiz Bonfa.
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Autumn Leaves Practice playing the melody and/or improvising with this famous jazz standard in the key of E minor.
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12-Bar Blues in E Practice improvising over this Blues in E progression.    
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Bossa Dorado - Slow Tempo Practice improvising over this Gypsy Jazz standard. Key of D minor.
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Dark Eyes Improvise in D minor (harmonic/melodic minor scales) over this Gyspy Jazz standard.
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Black Orpheus Improvise in A minor over this famous Brazilian Jazz standard.
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Bossa in A Major I - vi - ii - V progression in A Major to practice scales/improvisation.
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Entre dos Aguas (A Section) Paco de Lucia's famous rumba. Use this to practice scales and improvisation in the Key of E minor (A dorian). Be careful to sharp all D notes over the B7 chord (use the E harmonic minor scale)
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Entre dos Aguas (B Section Improvise over this E (harmonic) minor progression. It is the B section of Paco de Lucia's rumba "Entre dos Aguas" but can be found in hundreds of Spanish/Latin-style songs. Be careful to avoid the note D natural over the B7 chord - this is where all D's become sharp (raised 7th degree of the E harmonic minor scale).
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Girl from Ipanema Improvise over the Ipanema changes and play the melody. Key of F.
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Blue Bossa chords Practice the melody and improvise over Blue Bossa, from the Real Book