Getting Into Guitar Improvising (eBook+Online Audio)
A Systematic Approach to Soloing
99918BCDEB
For all guitarists interested in improvising, the material in this method can apply to any style of music. This integrated approach to soloing provides numerous musical examples promotes an understanding of the theory behind improvising, and also promotes better visualization of shapes on the fingerboard through the use of fingerboard diagrams. The material presented in this comprehensive book ranges from fundamental concepts such as understanding modes and scale and chord relationships, to the application ...more
Product Number:
99918BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
104
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5831-0
ISBN13:
978-16106-5831-7
Series:
Getting Into
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/6/2011
For all guitarists interested in improvising, the material in this method can apply to any style of music. This integrated approach to soloing provides numerous musical examples promotes an understanding of the theory behind improvising, and also promotes better visualization of shapes on the fingerboard through the use of fingerboard diagrams. The material presented in this comprehensive book ranges from fundamental concepts such as understanding modes and scale and chord relationships, to the application of various scales, arpeggios, and chromaticism. In addition, more advanced areas are explored, such as combining scales, using extensions, and superimposing. Includes standard notation and tablature as well as fingerboard diagrams. The audio download available online demonstrates many of the examples in the book.
Foreword
Understanding the Modes
Why They Are Called Chord Scales
Arpeggios or Chord Tones
Pentatonic Scales
Incorporating Modes into Blues and Rock Improvising
Expanding the Fingerboard
The "Chord - Scale" Approach
Mixing Pentatonics - Mixing Elements
Shifting Key Centers
Introducing Chromaticism
Aiming and Joining Techniques for Chromaticism
Adding Chromatic Notes to Scales
Chord Extensions and Extended Arpeggios
Minor Keys
The Harmonic Minor Scale
More About Extensions
Minor Blues
Superimposing
Soloing Over Chords with Extensions
A Minor Key Approach to Altered Chords
Mixing Keys
The Melodic Minor Scale
The Diminished Scale
The Half-Whole Diminished Scale
The Whole Tone Scale
Combinations Using Whole Tone and Diminished Scales
Combining Elements
Appendix I: Mode-Arpeggio Guide
Appendix II: Scale-Chord Relationships

 
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