All Blues For Jazz Guitar - Comping Styles,Chords & Grooves by Jim Ferguson PDF

By Jim Ferguson

Destined to develop into a vintage, this publication is the normal results of not just years of enjoying jazz guitar but in addition of the author's lengthy institutions with many cutting edge jazz guitarists. This finished consultant is without doubt one of the first jazz tips on how to concentration completely at the blues idiom and its contribution to jazz improvisation. it truly is designed that can assist you play authoritatively in a extensive spectrum of jazz guitar settings from titanic band to small combinations to a solo context. This publication is split into four sections which addresses 12-bar blues progressions, 3-note Freddie Green-type chords, shuffles, swing riff comping, chord scales, linear bebop comping, modal techniques, triads over bass notes and a wealth of chord voicings and inversions. contains over one hundred ten tune examples, forty five entire 12-bar choruses, and a CD with 30 tracks. It additionally bargains a beneficial thesaurus of jazz terminology. Written in normal notation and tablature.

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