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Exploring Jazz Guitar

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Exploring Jazz Guitar

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An introduction to jazz harmony, technique and improvisation

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.


1. Static Minor Triads
The Minor 7tch Chord & Arpeggio
The Aeolian Mode
The Dorian Mode
Minor Jam
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
Pentatonic Superimposition
The Harmonic Minor
The Jazz Melodic Minor
Identity Crisis
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
2. Static Dominant 7tch Chords
The Dominant 7th Chord & Arpeggio
The Mixolydian Mode
Dorian Superimposition
Seventh Heaven
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Phrygian Dominant Mode
The Altered Scale
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
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Lydian Mode
Using Pentatonic Superimposition To Create Lydian Sounds
Winter Sun
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
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Minor II-V-I
Minor II-V-I Licks
Creating Tension
Three Way Freeway
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
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
Modulating To Chord IV
The V17 Chord
The Diminished Chord
Mr. Smith Called
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
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Dominant 7th Minor 9th Chord
The Dominant 7th Augmented 9th Chord
Into Somewhere
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
7. Time Signatures & Rhythms
The Jazz Waltz - 3/4 Comping Rhythms
Compound Time
6/8 Comping Rhythms
Three Into Six
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Bossa Nova
The Jazz Samba
Double Stop Comping
The Latin Quarter
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
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
The Minor I-VI-II-V Progression
Substituting Secondary Dominants On VI & II
Minor Detail
Assignments & Improvisation Tips
Suggested Listening
CD Track Listing

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Instrumentation : Guitar

Format : Book + CD

By : Phil Capone

Publisher : Schott

Series : Schott Pop Styles

ISBN : 9781902455907

Product Code : ED12945

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