A Practical Guide to Jazz Band Guitar (eBook+Online Audio)
21404BCDEB
This book presents material that will help the intermediate guitarist improve the playing and sight-reading of big band guitar parts, while expanding their knowledge of the instrument at the same time. Extensive exercises dealing with the various chord qualities and the corresponding voicings are included, as well as sections on reading, improvising, and sample big band guitar parts.

Online audio included with recordings of select exercises
Special section on Freddie Greene style
Shortcuts a ...more
Product Number:
21404BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
80
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5360-2
ISBN13:
978-16106-5360-2
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/4/2011
This book presents material that will help the intermediate guitarist improve the playing and sight-reading of big band guitar parts, while expanding their knowledge of the instrument at the same time. Extensive exercises dealing with the various chord qualities and the corresponding voicings are included, as well as sections on reading, improvising, and sample big band guitar parts.

Online audio included with recordings of select exercises
Special section on Freddie Greene style
Shortcuts and tips on substitution chords
Tips on playing over a blues progression
Section on interpreting articulation markings
Includes access to online audio.
Chapter 1 - Reading notes in open position
Chapter 2 - Rhythm guitar playing: maj7, -7, and dominant7 chords
Chapter 3 - Scales used for improvising
Chapter 4 - Reading notes in second position
Chapter 5 - Rhythm guitar playing: more chord qualities from the maj, minor, and dominant families
Chapter 6 - Improvising over a blues progression
Chapter 7 - Reading notes in fifth position
Chapter 8 - Rhythm guitar playing: diminished 7th, maj7 (s11), and dom7 (sus) chords
Chapter 9 - Rhythm guitar playing: Freddie Greene voicings
Chapter 10 - Triads and inversions
Chapter 11 - Big band guitar parts
 
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