Date: 2005-10-21 23:34
As an Albert system clarinettist, I predominantly play Greek music by ear and have been doing so for numerous years. Lately, I have been trying to change my style to that of Turkish / Gypsy sound which I find sounds much sweeter.
Thus, as an ear trained clarinettist, I want to learn the scales behind the music so as that I can improvise much more freely and find the relationships between the different scales and where the quarter notes are employed. For example, I know that Hijazz has some relationship with the Sabah scale only because I have heard others make this change in their solos. Are there any tips on how to approach this methodically and if so, how?
Lastly, I am in Sydney, Australia and am searching for a Turkish / Arabic clarinettist that can teach this to me.