Here’s a video lesson on how to play a Barry Harris Lick. He played this lick over the standard “Green Dolphin Street” Barry is one of the best bebop piano players in the world. He was a true disciple of Bud Powell and Charlie Parker.
There’s several cool things about this lick but make sure you specifically check out how Barry uses an approach pattern to target the 3rd of the V chord.
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