Jazz Guitar Comping (Book + Online Audio)
Raising Your Chord Awareness
For most of the recorded history of jazz, the piano has been the main, and usually the only, comping instrument. This text will help guitarists get a handle on the most important job they have when playing in a small group: comping. This book can be used as a progressive study of comping or simply a source of ideas. Although rhythms and voice leading are found throughout the book, they are isolated for study in particular sections. The book and accompanying audio cover voice leading, multi-use voicings, voi ...more
Product Number:
0970057644M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
136
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9878-0
ISBN13:
978-07866-9878-3
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/4/2017
For most of the recorded history of jazz, the piano has been the main, and usually the only, comping instrument. This text will help guitarists get a handle on the most important job they have when playing in a small group: comping. This book can be used as a progressive study of comping or simply a source of ideas. Although rhythms and voice leading are found throughout the book, they are isolated for study in particular sections. The book and accompanying audio cover voice leading, multi-use voicings, voicing variations, passing chords, harmonized scales, intervallic comping, rhythm and studies (blues, standard, modern and modal). Includes access to online audio.
How to Use this Book 
Suggestions for Practice 
Chord Symbols
Basic Voicings 
VOICE LEADING 
Moving Notes 
Two-Note Voicings 
Three-Note Voicings 
The Upper Voice 
Non-Functional Chord Progressions 
MULTI-USE VOICINGS 
13th Chord 
Major Triad 
Major 7th 
Fourths 
Diminished Scale Vocing 
VOICING VARIATIONS 
PASSING CHORDS 
Blues Etude
HARMONIZED SCALES 
Ballad Etude 
INTERVALLIC COMPING 
RHYTHM 
Anticipation/Delay 
Long/Short 
Connecting Chords 
Arpeggiation 
Space 
Rhythm Etudes 
STUDIES AND ANALYSIS 
Solos and comping transcribed and analyzed 
 
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