Swing to Bop: The Music of Charlie Christian (Book + Online Audio)
Pioneer of the Electric Guitar
20196M
Countless musicians have been inspired upon hearing Charlie Christian for the first time. In this exciting book, the author has compiled 39 precise solo transcriptions (in notation only), as well as a thorough analysis of each. There is also a complete "how to" section that is a book in itself. The author has recorded each transcription in slow and fast versions. The book contains some of Charlie's best work including the Jam Sessions at Minton's, John Hammond's Spirituals to Swing concert and the Celestial ...more
Product Number:
20196M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
240
Binding:
Spiral
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9163-8
ISBN13:
978-07866-9163-0
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
9/3/2015
Countless musicians have been inspired upon hearing Charlie Christian for the first time. In this exciting book, the author has compiled 39 precise solo transcriptions (in notation only), as well as a thorough analysis of each. There is also a complete "how to" section that is a book in itself. The author has recorded each transcription in slow and fast versions. The book contains some of Charlie's best work including the Jam Sessions at Minton's, John Hammond's Spirituals to Swing concert and the Celestial Express Blue Note Recordings. Charlie Christian was the first to popularize the use of the electric guitar in jazz. He was the pioneer who led the way. Includes access to online audio.
Swing to Bop: The Music of Charlie Christian

Ad Lib Blues      
Good Morning Blues       Jimmy Rushing, Count Basie and Ed Durham
Guy's Got to Go      
Honeysuckle Rose I       Thomas "Fats" Waller
Honeysuckle Rose III       Thomas "Fats" Waller
I Got Rhythm       George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
I Never Knew       Ted Fiorito
I'm Confessin'       Al Neiburg, Doc Daugherty and Ellis Reynolds
I've Found A New Baby I       Palmer Williams and Spencer Williams
I've Found A New Baby II       Palmer Williams and Spencer Williams
Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider       Eddie Leonard
Jammin' in Four       Meade Lux Lewis
Lips Flips      
Oh, Lady Be Good       George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
On the Alamo       Gus Kahn and Isham Jones
Pagin' the Devil       Milton Gabler and Paige Walter
Poor Butterfly       Raymond Hubbell
Profoundly Blue I       Meade Lux Lewis
Profoundly Blue II       Meade Lux Lewis
Riffin' Around      
Rose Room I       Art Hickman
Rose Room II       Art Hickman
Rose Room III       Art Hickman
Royal Garden Blues I       Clarence Williams and Spencer Williams
Royal Garden Blues II       Clarence Williams and Spencer Williams
Royal Garden Blues III       Clarence Williams and Spencer Williams
Swing to Bop      
Tea for Two       Vincent Youmans
The Sheik of Araby I       Ted Snyder
The Sheik of Araby II       Ted Snyder
The Sheik of Araby III       Ted Snyder
These Foolish Things I       Jack Strachey
These Foolish Things II       Jack Strachey
These Foolish Things III       Jack Strachey
Untitled Tune I      
Untitled Tune II      
Up On Teddy's Hill      
Way Down Yonder in New Orleans       Turner Layton
 
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