Accompanying instrumentalists and vocalists can be a lot of fun and get you a lot of work if you do it well. All good compers have one thing in common: they enjoy accompanying.
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I have trouble being original and coming up with the cliche endings and transitions everyone loves so much. I actually have some videos of me playing with ...

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please,is anyone willing to show or tell me what comping is ALL about?????...

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  here's some basic movement

try this out...

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Comping is simply accompanying something. Generally it is a minimalistic accompaniment that is composed of chord tones usually not including the root as th...

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  what is comping

Hi I'm new to jazz and want to know what comping is...

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  what next we can do?

anybody know it?

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what vocing do you use when comping?...

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  accompaniment for song

[sf] I want to learn how to accompanying for song .

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hola quiero aprender a tocar jazz, por eso me inscribi aqui espero me puedan ayudar gracias.

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The word comes from "ac[b]comp[/b]any". It refers to the chording and such that we play behind melodies.

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What is comping...

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learning to read and write my name and stuff. A,B,C's and all. you are all my heroes.

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jazz is good. lets learn about what we are playing. everyone loves to play the keys. I am reading to read music. so I can understand what I mean to play. I...

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Hi there!...

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  hello everybody.

hello everybody...

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  i just need help

i dont have a feeel i am off i just need HELP...

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I hate to sound like a broken record (or a dusty CD), but do you listen to the blues? If not, that's where you should start.

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  blues vs. 12 bar

[sf]Hi, I don't think my first msg made it. Here is a brief repost of my question: How can you play the 12-bar blues in a regular "standards" way...

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