Jazz Band Rhythm Guitar (eBook)
97022EB
Information needed to function within a jazz band. It is important to understand that while jazz is played on the same instruments as other types of music, it has its own language. This book deals with specific jazz idioms: swing, shuffle, bebop and Latin. A basic working knowledge of the guitar through rock, blues, or folk music, (including barre chords), will produce gratifying results. Knowledge of the note locations on all strings, (especially the E and A strings) and a working understanding of the rela ...more
Product Number:
97022EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
48
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6097-4193-5
ISBN13:
978-16097-4193-8
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/7/2010
Information needed to function within a jazz band. It is important to understand that while jazz is played on the same instruments as other types of music, it has its own language. This book deals with specific jazz idioms: swing, shuffle, bebop and Latin. A basic working knowledge of the guitar through rock, blues, or folk music, (including barre chords), will produce gratifying results. Knowledge of the note locations on all strings, (especially the E and A strings) and a working understanding of the relationship of all the notes on the various strings will make the information in this book immediately accessible. The book also provides information on how to interpret a jazz chart. The clarity and insight of this method, makes it a must have for any big band performer.
01) Musical Terms      
02) Chords      
03) Dynamic Markings      
04) Charts      
05) Accents      
06) Notes and Rhythmic Notation      
07) Physical Setup      
08) Playing the Music      
09) Interpretation      
10) Swing Style      
11) Shuffle      
12) Bebop and Straight Ahead      
13) Latin      
 
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