In this solo – demo played by Giovanni, he demonstrates the importance of mastering all of these exercises very well in order to master the language. It is a good idea to take a look at the previous exercises on the Plena to understand how this great master improvises.
When you have all those beats on the same Plena pattern, then you combine that. That means that you are prepared to develop yourself and play and go through that river that’s a beautiful, beautiful river, like that. The imagination helps us a lot; concentration, imagination, love first of all. 1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4….