You Can Teach Yourself Jazz Guitar (Book + Online Audio)
This book is designed to prepare the aspiring jazz guitarist to arrange and improvise in a jazz style. Playing by ear is stressed from the very first exercise. You will learn 12-bar blues, 8-bar blues, and standards, as well as how to create fill-ins, improvise, develop ideas, play comping chords, develop a walking bass line, and more. Scales, chords, and arpeggios for the development of technical skills, ear training and fingerboard knowledge cover the niter fingerboard, and in all keys. You will learn how ...more
Product Number:
95162M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
152
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
078669629X
ISBN13:
978-07866-9629-1
Series:
You Can Teach Yourself
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
3/16/2016
This book is designed to prepare the aspiring jazz guitarist to arrange and improvise in a jazz style. Playing by ear is stressed from the very first exercise. You will learn 12-bar blues, 8-bar blues, and standards, as well as how to create fill-ins, improvise, develop ideas, play comping chords, develop a walking bass line, and more. Scales, chords, and arpeggios for the development of technical skills, ear training and fingerboard knowledge cover the niter fingerboard, and in all keys. You will learn how to develop a tune in a logical manner form the basic tune to a full-blown performance arrangement. In notation and tablature.

The companion online recording contains all of the solos in the book (but not the etudes). The tracks are split with solo on the right channel and accompaniment on the left, and the count is given so that you can play along. The pieces are designed to develop technique as well as musicianship. Includes access to online audio.

American Blue        
Angeline        
Brazilian Blue        
Canadian Blue        
Christmas Blue        
Convince Me        
Flamenco Blue        
Gypsy Blue        
Jammin in G        
Jive Blues        
Red Light Blue        
Satellite Blue        
So Attracted to You        
Space Blue        
Spanish Blue        
St. Louis Blues        
Summertime Blue      

 
Series: You Can Teach Yourself
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