In this episode Mike and Mike discuss modern rock journeyman Jeff Friedl, who’s currently touring with A Perfect Circle. The education segment focuses on how to use five-note groupings to create interesting and unusual comping patterns in a bebop style. Up for review is the new Contemporary Classic series from DW. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.
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Jeff Friedl feature article
“Five-Note Bop Groupings” article
DW Contemporary Classics review
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