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Exploring Jazz Guitar: introduction To Jazz Harmony Technique and Improvisation

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  • Product Number: ED12945
  • Make: Schott
  • Barcode: 9781902455907
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Perfect for the beginner guitarist who wants to learn more about jazz, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of Jazz Guitar. Author Phil Capone explains jazz harmony in a clear and accessible style, from simple chord changes through to the II-V-I progression, turnarounds and other classic jazz sequences. Building steadily throughout the book, you'll learn authentic jazz voicings and accompaniment styles, as well as vital jazz theory.Packed with practical advice on getting to grips with improvisation, Exploring Jazz Guitar unlocks the secrets of jazz harmony, allowing you to construct authentic jazz solos. Complete with accompanying CD containing demonstration solos and live jazz backing tracks.

  • Introduction
  • 1. Static Minor Triads
  • The Minor 7tch Chord & Arpeggio
  • The Aeolian Mode
  • The Dorian Mode
  • Minor Jam
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • Pentatonic Superimposition
  • The Harmonic Minor
  • The Jazz Melodic Minor
  • Identity Crisis
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • 2. Static Dominant 7tch Chords
  • The Dominant 7th Chord & Arpeggio
  • The Mixolydian Mode
  • Dorian Superimposition
  • Seventh Heaven
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • The Phrygian Dominant Mode
  • The Altered Scale
  • Secrets
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • 3. Static Major 7th Chords
  • The Major 7th Chord & Arpeggio
  • The Major Scale
  • The Major Pentatonic
  • Pentatonic Superimposition
  • Happy To Be Blue
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • The Lydian Mode
  • Using Pentatonic Superimposition To Create Lydian Sounds
  • Winter Sun
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • 4. The II-V-I
  • The Major II-V-I
  • Major II-V-I Guide Tones
  • Major II-V-I Arpeggios
  • Hitting The Changes
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • The Minor II-V-I
  • Minor II-V-I Licks
  • Creating Tension
  • Three Way Freeway
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • 5. The Jazz Blues Progression
  • The Basic Blues Progression
  • The Major Pentatonic
  • The Mixolydian Mode
  • The Basic Jazz 12-Bar
  • Sunnyside Up
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • Modulating To Chord IV
  • The V17 Chord
  • The Diminished Chord
  • Mr. Smith Called
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • 6. Adding Colour
  • The Minor 9th
  • The Dominant 9th
  • Dhe Major 9th
  • Using the 7th Chords To Create 9th Chords
  • The Dominant 11th Chord
  • Wake-Up Call
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • The Dominant 7th Minor 9th Chord
  • The Dominant 7th Augmented 9th Chord
  • Into Somewhere
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • 7. Time Signatures & Rhythms
  • The Jazz Waltz
  • 3/4 Comping Rhythms
  • Compound Time
  • 6/8 Comping Rhythms
  • Three Into Six
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • The Bossa Nova
  • The Jazz Samba
  • Double Stop Comping
  • The Latin Quarter
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvsation Tips
  • 8. Turnarounds & Rhythm Changes
  • The I-VI-II-V Progression
  • Introducing Non-Diatonic Chords
  • Changing Chord II To A Secondary Dominant
  • Replacing Chord I With Chord III
  • Using III7 To Create A Series Of Dominant 7ths
  • The Twister
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • The Minor I-VI-II-V Progression
  • Substituting Secondary Dominants On VI & II
  • Minor Detail
  • Checkpoint
  • Assignments & Improvisation Tips
  • Conclusion
  • Suggested Listening
  • Index
  • CD Track Listing

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