Giant Steps, Steps by Step

Here is a step-by-step depiction of John Coltrane’s amazing playing on “Giant Steps” as he relentlessly races through chord and key changes. If you watch carefully you’ll feel that you are the one playing.  I found this on a Youtube channel which also has an animated transcription of Miles Davis’s “So What” and two or three Charlie Parker pieces.

If you are interested in finding out more about the musical theory involved in the changes Coltrane played you can read this article.

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