NEWS

HV Trio PointCounterPoint review/feature in JAZZIZ Magazine Fall Issue!

 

Proud to be endorsing Island Instruments!

Here are a couple of demos of the Island Headless Traveller:

Harvey Valdes - PointCounterPoint out now!

Downtown Music Gallery says:
"Right from the gitgo, this trio is off and running. This is a solid
power trio, tight and invigorating. This is jazz/rock at its best! … sort of a garage version of Mahavishnu Orchestra." -BLG

Available from Bandcamp, CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon!

 

 

My interview with Prepared Guitar is now up!

check it out here: Prepared Guitar

 

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Here's a solo guitar reharmonization of the Miles Davis/Bill Evans ballad Blue In Green. This arrangement is an exploration of slash chords through a series of consonances and dissonances. This is great for expanding your chord vocabulary!

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Click here to download a pdf chord chart with suggested fingerings!

 

 

 

 

 

Part 2 lesson on using Slash Chords with Whole Step Contrary Motion in harmonizing "Autumn Leaves".

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Part 1 lesson on using a Whole Step Contrary Motion approach to harmonizing the melody of "Autumn Leaves"

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Here's a lesson I did for TrueFire's featured Sherpa on playing in 5/8 time. I talk about approaches to feeling, strumming and soloing in 5/8 using a traditional Bulgarian song.

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