MBGU Jazz Curriculum: Diminished Workbook (Book + Online Audio)
21294M
The Diminished Workbook is a comprehensive study and explanation of diminished chords and scales. It is geared toward guitarists but can be used with any concert key instrument. The book employs exercises, etudes and examples to illustrate the many different ways diminished chords can be used and is accompanied by a audio featuring a rhythm section of world-class New York musicians. Author Bruce Saunders is a Professor in the guitar department at world-renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, is a respe ...more
Product Number:
21294M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
96
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9526-9
ISBN13:
978-07866-9526-3
Series:
Mel Bay Guitar University
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
6/29/2016
The Diminished Workbook is a comprehensive study and explanation of diminished chords and scales. It is geared toward guitarists but can be used with any concert key instrument. The book employs exercises, etudes and examples to illustrate the many different ways diminished chords can be used and is accompanied by a audio featuring a rhythm section of world-class New York musicians. Author Bruce Saunders is a Professor in the guitar department at world-renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, is a respected member of the New York city jazz community and has many recording credits to his name, including his release on Mel Bay Records entitled 8 x 5. This is his fourth book for Mel Bay Publications. Standard notation and tablature. Includes access to online audio.
I CHAPTER ONE: FUNCTIONS
ETUDE 1: Rhythm Changes
ETUDE 2: F and Bf Blues
ETUDE 3: Autumn Leaves Changes
II CHAPTER TWO: TRIADS & TRIAD PAIRS
Etude 4: "What is This Thing" changes and triad pairs
Etude 5: "O Grande Amor" changes and triad pairs
III CHAPTER THREE: f9 PENTATONIC SCALES
Etude 6: "Caravan" changes and f9 Pentatonic scales
IV CHAPTER FOUR: PATTERNS
Patterns 1-18
Chordal patterns
APPENDIX: PRACTICE TRACKS WITH RHYTHM SECTION
"What Is This Thing Called Love" changes
Blues in F
Blues in Bf
"Autumn Leaves" changes
ABOUT THE AUTHOR/SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY
 
Series: Mel Bay Guitar University
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