Jazz Blues Styles (Book + Online Audio)
Jazz Blues Styles presents guitar solos in the styles of Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, Sonny Rollins, and other jazz blues greats. Within the context of the blues, this book teaches: styles of jazz blues; jazz ideas, phrases, and licks; jazz syncopation, the rhythmic language of jazz; jazz phrasing, the breath of jazz; how to use the triplet, altered chords, and slash chords; how to reharmonize the blues; a new innovative vocabulary of jazz chord sequences; how to use fragments of the chords to outline th ...more
Product Number:
99623M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
48
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8933-1
ISBN13:
978-07866-8933-0
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/2/2015
Jazz Blues Styles presents guitar solos in the styles of Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, Sonny Rollins, and other jazz blues greats. Within the context of the blues, this book teaches: styles of jazz blues; jazz ideas, phrases, and licks; jazz syncopation, the rhythmic language of jazz; jazz phrasing, the breath of jazz; how to use the triplet, altered chords, and slash chords; how to reharmonize the blues; a new innovative vocabulary of jazz chord sequences; how to use fragments of the chords to outline the harmony and create interesting new sounds; and how to play walking bass lines with chords. Joe Diorio's "Right Brain Guitarist(R)" approach helps to direct your playing with your intuitive sense as opposed to your logical sense. Includes access to online audio that will help convey the subtle nuances of the music.

Sonny s Blues

Sonny s syncopated blues

Altered chord blues  

Bird and Sonny Blues  

Monk s Blues  

The Bluesy Blues

The Bluesy Blues (cont)  

Bird Blues

Parker s New Blues

Two Note Blues  

Flat Five Blues  

Octaves a la Wes Blues   

Comping Blues  

The Low Strings Blues

Accompany Yourself Blues

Walking Bass with Chords Blues

The Walking Bass Bird Blues  

Blues for All Space Cadets

Introduction to Chord Examples and Progressions   

Blues Progressions

Chord Example 1  - Third and Sevenths

Chord Example 2  - Common Jazz Chords

Chord Example 3

Chord Example 4  - Charlie Parker Blues for Alice Progressions

Chord Example 5  - Two-five-ones

Chord Example 6  - Slash Chords

Chord Example 7  - Top Note Pedal Effect

Chord Example 8   - Melodic effect

Chord Example 9  - 3 note voicings

Chord Example 10 – voicings for Monk’s Blues solos

Chord Example 11 – Altered Dominants

Chord Example 12  - Slash Chords

Chord Example 13  - Cluster chords

Chord Example 14  - C major

Chord Example 15  - minor seventh and minor ninth

Chord Example 16  - Use of Slash chords

Right Brain Guitarist Study Guide  

Cultivating a Creative Environment  

Gesture Improvising  

Practicing Without the Instrument  

Take a Risk a Day  

Keeping Yourself Inspired Seven Days a Week  

 

 
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