Watch the Microcosmic Bebop Line online guitar lesson by Bruce Arnold from NYC Jazz Guitar Summit

Top recording artist, educator, composer and jazz guitarist Sheryl Bailey has eight releases as a leader, is an associate professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston, is on the faculty of The Collective in New York City, and has many educational publications to her credit including Moveable Shapes: Concepts for Re-Harmonizing II-V-Is from Mel Bay. In this series, Sheryl is going to be discussing playing the dominant bebop scale over a ii-V-I progression. She starts off with a breakdown of how the dominant bebop scale applies harmonically over a ii-V-I and performs some demonstrative lines. In the second half of the segment she’ll discuss the concept of the micro-cosmic bebop scale, and break down family of four jazz lines. The segment closes with an interview with Sheryl discussing playing jazz along with a short performance.