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More important than fingering is how you use your fingers. Correct fingering will not help you if something is amiss in the arm and prevents the finger from getting to where it needs to be. Art Tatum famously played many of his scales and arpeggios with only two or three fingers. The secret to playing these scales is to avoid spreading out the fingers and ...


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There are a few techniques that will be helpful for transcribing this solo: Repeated notes: the most common way to deal with these is to rapidly change fingers on each repetition. Which fingers you use is largely up to your own ease of execution, but you can find some discussion at Proper repeated note fingering on piano?. Practice slowly to get comfortable ...


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It sounds like you'll want to check out Grant Green. I don't know that I'd stick to one album though. Just pick through his discography on a streaming service for the blues tunes—and there are a lot—and start with the ones that you like. Maybe Miss Ann's Tempo, Blues for Willarene, or Sonnymoon for Two. There are plenty of great places to learn jazz blues. ...


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