trying to get my head around improvising. i tried running through 'confirmation' but really all i found was that i was locked in the db major scale otherwise it sounded 'off'. (i was playing it in db to get better in that key.
so its...db....c half dim....f7...etc
does anyone have ideas of what scales i can go through to improve my ideas and make the chord changed more evident. what i find is that i can play in db major and play some licks - but would appreciate being pointed out where i could make my solos more 'lively'.
the scales i believe i know pretty well...well the bebop and minor 6th ones at least, its just where to play these scales i find tricky.
so, its confirmation in db..any advice appreciated.

shaun
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some really good articles on this site - so far i've gone through the one about using the dominant seventh scale in a piece to work out what scale i should use.
any other tips ?

s
any chance of recording/uploading your endeavors?
i for one am ready to learn along side you.
heh mate i would not want to put you off charlie parker for life :))
smg - thanks very much !!
no prob,man...let me know if you need help w/any of it..........
i would also suggest actually transcribing parker solos and using that stuff as material.
also david baker's "how to play bebop" series of books is basically a whole bunch of material to use for improvising bebop.
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