Truefire - Robbie Calvo's The Power of Five
Robbie’s Power Of Five’ approach is zen-like in its simplicity, yet its musical firepower is powerful, sophisticated and wide-ranging. In short, Robbie will show you how to break out of the minor Pentatonic box using the very same minor Pentatonic box —just playing it in a different location on the fretboard. Follow Robbie’s Power of Five simple system to achieve stunning musical results over any progression without learning any new licks, shapes or muscle memory patterns. In fact, you’ll be able to use your same licks in these new locations on the fretboard to craft fresh-sounding lines over the same musical canvas.
In the introductory section of the course, Robbie explains and demonstrates how the Power of Five system works with four tutorials; Break The Box With The Box, Creative Note Distribution, Rhythmic Motif Development and Sweet Notes/Outlining the Changes.
In the first section of application studies, Robbie demonstrates the Power of Five system over one-chord vamps. Each Power of Five study features a performance example, a breakdown and then a playalong so you can put what you’ve just learned to work immediately.
The second section of the course focuses on chord progression studies. Again, Robbie will demonstrate the Power of Five application and follow it with a detailed breakdown and playalong.
In the third and final section of the course, Robbie steps you through Power of Five applications for all seven modes; Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and even Locrian. These studies in particular will yield an amazing array of new colors and textures that will immediately spice up your improvisations very impressively. Performances, breakdowns and playalongs are also included in this section.
The course includes all of the backing tracks that Robbie uses for the demonstrations and playalongs, as well as tab, notation and charts for all fo the demonstrations. One of the most important and powerful assets to this course is a reference chart that indicates all of the places on the fretboard to play your one shape for all of the musical situations covered in the course.
If you already know your minor pentatonic shape, then we can promise you immediate results with the Power of Five system — just learn where and when to move that single shape, and you are well on your way to crafting your own 79-billion melodic phrases!
The Power of Five
Break The Box With The Box
Creative Note Distribution
Rhythmic Motif Development
Sweet Notes - Outlining the Changes
SECTION 1: One Chord Vamp Studies
One Chord Type A7/A9/13
Applying The Box A7
Applying The Box A9/13
Jam Session A7/A9/13