MelBay Complete Jazz Guitar Method

MelBay Complete Jazz Guitar Method, Instructional Book

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Instructional Book • Instrument: Guitar (TAB) • Author: Mike Christiansen • Pages: 256 • Language: English • Format: DIN A4 • Year of publication: 2004 • Level: medium • Including: CD & DVD • If you´re getting into jazz or expanding your jazz chops, this comprehensive approach is for you. From comping and chord voicings to single-note soloing, you will learn, step by step, the tools necessary for playing jazz guitar. The book is easy to understand and contains hundreds of great-sounding playable examples to serve as springboards for applying the concepts to jazz standards or your own compositions. Whether you´re into traditional jazz or fusion, this book has it all. In notation and tablature. CD and DVD included. Contents: Diagrams Chord Symbols and Abbreviations Time Values Swing Rhythm Strumming Notation Barre Chords Dead-String Chords Bass-String Chords (ala Freddy Green) Comping Chord Inversions (Four-String Chords) Altered Seventh Chords Major Scales Tonal Centers (Major) The m7b5 Chord Minor Scales Tonal Centers (Minor) Chord Construction Connecting Chord Forms Chord Embellishment How to Transpose Common Chord Progressions Chord Substitution Blues Progression Pentatonic Scales Blues Scale Sequencing Diminished Chords Diminished Scale Augmented Chords Whole Tone Scale Latin Rhythms Dorian Mode Mixolydian Mode Combining Modes Improvising Over the ii-V-I Progression Lydian Mode Aeolian Mode Phrygian Mode Locrian Mode Super Locrian Mode Arpeggios Arpeggio Sequences Targeting Guide Tones Phrasing Constructing A Solo Secondary Arpeggios The Parker Cycle The Coltrane Cycle Improvising Around a Melody Quartal Harmony Playing The Blues Using Quartal Harmony Chord Substitution Using Quartal Harmony Single Note Soloing Using Fourths Geometrical Shapes Table of Scales And Their Uses