The Art of Two-Line Improvisation (eBook + Online Audio)
Note: on curriculum for the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles
This collection of etudes, written during the 1970's, was composed as a result of Jimmy Wyble's explorations into the musical worlds of counterpoint, harmony and chord melody improvisation for the jazz guitar. The right and left hand fingerings presented in this book were also developed as techniques needed to improvise jazz in two lines. Jimmy uses very standard jazz guitar chord shapes in these etudes; however, these shapes move through the harmony in lines rather than block chord structures. This broken ...more
Product Number:
93860BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
96
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5444-7
ISBN13:
978-16106-5444-9
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/12/2016
This collection of etudes, written during the 1970's, was composed as a result of Jimmy Wyble's explorations into the musical worlds of counterpoint, harmony and chord melody improvisation for the jazz guitar. The right and left hand fingerings presented in this book were also developed as techniques needed to improvise jazz in two lines. Jimmy uses very standard jazz guitar chord shapes in these etudes; however, these shapes move through the harmony in lines rather than block chord structures. This broken chord technique creates a unique contrapuntal sound that separates Jimmy from the rest of the fingerstyle jazz guitar world. It is hoped that jazz and classical guitarists playing and working through these etudes will see many familiar chord shapes moving in new ways and creating new sounds. These new harmoni c sounds combined with beautiful melodies will inspire any quitarist to new levels of musical creativity. Written in notation and tablature. Access to online audio available for download.

Acknowledgments
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Examples 
Etude 7 
Etude 8
Etude 9 
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Etude 11
Etude 12 
Etude 13 
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Etude 15 
Etude 16
Etude 17 
Etude 18
Etude 19 
Etude20
Etude 21
Etude22
Etude 23
Etude 24
Etude 25 
Improvisation Part One
Improvisation Part Two

 
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