(Guitar Method). A comprehensive, easy-to-understand intermediate approach to jazz guitar playing techniques, helps develop an individual concept of improvising by learning scales and their basic chord forms and further develops improvisation skills through the use of practice patterns. Utilizes transcriptions along with several original pieces by Joe Pass.
This is the internationally acclaimed Joe Pass guitar method in which Joe displays his mastery of the jazz guitar. Part One/Harmony, is divided into five sections on chord construction, embellishment, substitution, connection, and symmetric chords. Part Two/Melody, is divided into twelve sections, including chord scales, altered scales, ear training, whole tone scales, chord resolutions, improvising, blues, minor blues, modern blues, rhythm changes, 3/4 blues, and includes a transcribed solo recorded by Joe on his album for Django.
Learn the Sound of Modern Chords & Chord Progressions
Author: Joe Pass
Publisher: Alfred Music
Learn the sound of modern chords and chord progressions. You will play all basic and extended chord forms, solos and chord substitutions. The chords are divided into six major categories of sounds---major, seventh, augmented, minor, diminished and minor-seventh flat fifth. The purpose is to portray their sound in context of the category.
The art of improvising chord-style solos is an important part of any musician's resources. This book has been written to improve that art for guitar, vibes and all keyboard instruments. A careful study of these solos will give you a thorough understanding of chordal playing and substitutions. It is great for voicing as well as improvisation.
An important volume on both the harmonic and melodic aspects of the modern guitarist with an emphasis on improvisation. Subjects include chord construction, embellishment, substitution, connection, resolution and chromatic movement. Also covers whole tone, blues, altered scales, chord scales and much more.
A Comprehensive Guide with Detailed Instruction and Over 40 Great Jazz Classics
Author: Jeff Schroedl
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
(Guitar Method). Featuring in-depth lessons and 40 great jazz classics, the Hal Leonard Jazz Guitar Method is your complete guide to learning jazz guitar. This book uses real jazz songs to teach you the basics of accompanying and improvising jazz guitar in the style of Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Tal Farlow, Charlie Christian, Jim Hall and many others. Lesson topics include: chords and progressions; scales and licks; comping and soloing styles; chord-melody; intros and endings; technique; equipment and sound; and more! Songs include: Satin Doll * Take the "A" Train * Billie's Bounce * Impressions * Bluesette * My One and Only Love * Desafinado * Autumn Leaves * Watch What Happens * Misty * Song for My Father * and more. The audio contains 99 tracks for demonstration and play-along. "Highly Recommended." Just Jazz Guitar "Filled with well-written examples ... bask in the glory of having a lot of great material at your fingertips." Downbeat
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
Joe discusses the scales and arpeggios he uses when improvising. Joe also demonstrates non-stop improvised lines for: major 7th, minor 7th, static and altered dominant 7th chord types plus a special section on turnarounds. Get insight into how Joe "thinks" while improvising. Booklet included. (60 min.)
One of the easiest and most practical approaches to jazz guitar on the market today, this method thoroughly covers the basics for jazz guitar solo performance, including: theory, scales, chords, phrasing, passing tones, and much more. This highly acclaimed study of jazz rhythm chords and their application contains extensive instruction on jazz chord accompaniment and chord substitution. the user-friendly text utilizes a lesson style format which makes it perfect for both individual study and as a classroom text. Penned by professional jazz guitarist Ronny Lee, this text is highly recommended to anyone who desires a thorough, well-graded course of study for jazz guitar. Written in standard notation with chord symbols and diagrams.
(Jazz Transcriptions). Transcribed guitar solos from over 30 Pass classics, including: All the Things You Are * But Not for Me * Cavalerie * C.E.D. * Chlo-e * Django * 500 Miles High * For Django * Giant Steps * Have You Met Miss Jones? * I Love You * In a Mellow Tone * Just Friends * Limehouse Blues * Love for Sale * Love Is Here to Stay * Meditation (Meditacao) * Night and Day * The Night Has a Thousand Eyes * Oleo * Robbin's Nest * Rosetta * Satin Doll * Soon * Speak Low * Stella by Starlight * Stompin' at the Savoy * Tricrotism * Watch What Happens * Windows * Yardbird Suite * You Stepped Out of a Dream.
The Herb Ellis Jazz Guitar Method is designed to take the mystery out of playing jazz guitar. Each book in the method is based on one of the three pivotal chord progressions in the jazz guitarist's repertoire. Herb teaches single-note improvisation through a system of simple "shapes" that are derived from chord fingerings.
Presents hundreds of improvised melodic lines played by Joe Pass. Each of the melodic lines are grouped in the harmonic situation in which they were originally played (i.e. all minor lines are presented together and all dominant seventh lines are presented together, etc). the companion play along CD has a live rhythm section playing single chord vamps as well as vamps covering all twelve keys for each harmonic situation. an etude over the changes to Satin Doll shows how to apply the various lines and create improvised solos.Also available in Japanese from ATN, Inc.
This book is designed to teach any guitarist to compose chord melody arrangements for the guitar, at a pace which is comfortable for both the beginner and the advanced student. Every method used is discussed at length with over 50 musical examples given. The accompanying audio will assure the student that he or she is playing the examples correctly. Topics include: harmonization and re-harmonization methods, analyzing melodies, dealing with extensions, creating slash chord harmony, etc. This book is a must- have for anyone interested in performing as a solo guitar player. Two full-length arrangements are included which cover the material presented. Written in notation only with chord symbols and fretboard diagrams. Access to audio available online
In this book, Dr Matthews emphasises the fundamental ideas of quantum theory as they relate to mainstream areas of chemistry such as bonding and spectroscopy; elementary ideas on the use of symmetry are also included. No prior knowledge of quantum theory is assumed, and considerable help is given to the student in understanding the mathematics that is involved. Much of this mathematics is integrated into the text, but the more intricate portions are to be found in separate boxes; these can be left on a first reading and returned to later. There are also questions and problems at the end of nearly every section, and these are designed to test the student's understanding of the text and to give fresh insights into the work; full answers are provided.
(Berklee Guide). Learn how to play in the style of guitar greats such as Jeff Beck, Mike Stern, Kenny Burrell, Joe Pass, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and other players. This workshop will help you develop your own approaches and phrase your own solos by using the techniques of master guitar players. Learn to play rock, blues, jazz, funk, Latin or R&B. Traditional lead sheet music notation and guitar tablature includes notes on style, tempo, form, fingerings, song descriptions and commentary, hints, tips, and practice ideas. Note: This revised edition includes the content from several products in the "Jim Kelly Guitar Workshop" series.
One of the world's great jazz guitarists, Vic Juris shares his insight into the wonderful world of harmony in this book. Not for the fainthearted, Vic teaches polychords and intervallic structures derived from the major, minor, harmonic minor, melodic minor and harmonic major scales in this must have jazz guitar book. Each section has etudes that will help students integrate each concept into their own playing. Includes access to online audio that gives students the opportunity to hear and play along with these cutting edge concepts
Music critics and performers alike have hailed Joe Pass as one of the finest jazz musicians to have ever lived. This book effectively combines five previously published books by Joe Pass in a single comprehensive volume including his insights on harmony, melody, and phrasing as well as transcriptions of recorded solos and Joe Pass/Herb Ellis duets. the transcribed solos are: Bay City Blues, Foxy Chick and a Cool Cat, Time In, Blues in G, Dante's Inferno, and Grete. the duet selections are: Bonnie, Jazz Waltz, Some of These Days, G Blues, Hot Stuff, and Ballad. All selections appear in standard notation only with chord symbols written over the staves. the solo and duet selections are intermediate to advanced in difficulty.
(Berklee Guide). Master the rich and varied world of mainstream jazz guitar. These 47 lessons and etudes present a comprehensive course of study to facilitate rapid progress with harmonic sensibility, fingerboard scholarship, essential repertoire, and stylistic nuance. These gorgeous, performance-quality etudes are rooted in the timeless jazz swing tradition, for solo, duet, and soloing over ensemble. The accompanying recording demonstrates performances of the etudes. Traditional notation and tablature are included.
Ted Greene’s Chord Chemistry was originally published in 1971 and has become the classic chord reference book for two generations of guitarists. Whether you are just beginning to search beyond basic barre chords or are already an advanced player looking for new sounds and ideas this is the book that will get you there. Designed to inspire creativity this book is a musical treasure chest filled with exciting new ideas and sounds.