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Jazz Guitar

Learn how to play jazz guitar with jazz guitar lessons on book, video and DVD from Lakes Music. The guitar has been used in jazz music for many years. While jazz can be played on any style of guitar, the archtop guitar has become known as the essential jazz guitar. An archtop guitar has steel strings, a large sound chamber, and arched top with a floating bridge, f-holes and electronic pickups. These guitars develop a decidedly fat tone which sounds terrific with the various and interesting chord combinations performed in jazz.

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Jazz Riffs for Guitar
Jazz Riffs for Guitar
Learn the coolest bop, fusion and swing riffs, licks, turnarounds and solos in the style of the jazz world's greatest guitarists, such as Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Pat Metheney, and John Scofield. Included in this book/audio package are performance notes, tablature, and standard notation for all 45 examples.
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Larry Coryell: Jazz Guitar
Larry Coryell: Jazz Guitar
This practical book with CD helps guitarists improve their ability to play over changes, better understand jazz harmony, and expand their jazz vocabulary. Using examples from his own experiences playing with many well-known musicians, top fusion guitarist Larry Coryell provides dozens of musical exercises.
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Jazz Guitar Soloing
Jazz Guitar Soloing
A handy how-to guide to the scales, arpeggios, and licks needed in improvising jazz on the guitar, all in an easy-to-follow format!
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Funk Rock
Funk Rock
Cult Of Personality (Living Colour) - Bombtrack (Rage Against The Machine) - Suck My Kiss (Red Hot Chili Peppers). CD includes 60 song excerpts.
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Jazz Guitar Improvisation
Jazz Guitar Improvisation
Develop your solo skills with this comprehensive method which includes a CD with 99 full demonstration tracks. Topics covered include: common jazz phrases; applying scales and arpeggios; guide tones, non-chordal tones, fourths; and more. Includes standard notation and tablature.
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A Modern Approach to Jazz, Rock & Fusion Guitar
A Modern Approach to Jazz, Rock & Fusion Guitar
Jean Marc Belkadi gives you over 30 great lines using a variety of techniques and melodic ideas. Covers: alternate, sweep, and skip picking; major scale, chromaticism, arpeggios, superimposing triads; legato, wide intervals, alterations; and much more. Includes standard notation and tablature.
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Jazz Guitar Chord System
Jazz Guitar Chord System
The essential guide to jazz chord voicings and substitutions, complete with a color-coded method for over 500 essential voicings. Players will understand chord functions and their harmonic possibilities better than ever before, as well as inversions, extensions, alterations, and substitutions.
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Fretboard Roadmaps - Jazz Guitar
Fretboard Roadmaps - Jazz Guitar
This book/CD pack will get guitarists playing lead & rhythm anywhere on the fretboard, in any key! It teaches a variety of lead guitar styles using moveable patterns, double-note licks, sliding pentatonics and more, through easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions for beginning, intermediate and advanced players.
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Jazz-Rock Triad Improvising for Guitar
Jazz-Rock Triad Improvising for Guitar
In this "private lesson," MI instructor Jean Marc Belkadi reveals the secrets to creating interesting, over-the-top, red-hot licks and lead phrases! He covers: modal and tonal usage, triad substitution and superimposition techniques, and more. The book is in standard notation and tab, and the CD features 50 full-band tracks.
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Latin Guitar
Latin Guitar
Pro musician and G.I.T. instructor Bruce Buckingham covers all the basics guitarists need to know in this book/CD pack designed from MI elective courses. Rhythms covered include: bossa nova, samba, partido alto, baião, bolero, cha cha, mambo, nanigo 6/8 and more. The accompanying CD includes 79 demo tracks.
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Funk Guitar - The Essential Guide
Funk Guitar - The Essential Guide
Go one on one with MI instructor Ross Bolton to get that funk groove with your guitar! This book/CD pack covers: movable 7th, 9th, 13th and sus4 chords; 16th-note scratching; straight vs. swing; slides; single-note "skank" and palm muting; songs and progressions; and more. Includes 70 full-band tracks.
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101 Must-Know Jazz Licks
101 Must-Know Jazz Licks
A Quick, Easy Reference for All Guitarists

Now you can add authentic jazz feel and flavor to your playing! Here are 101 definitive licks, plus a demonstration CD, from every major jazz guitar style, neatly organized into easy-to-use categories.

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Jazz Solos for Guitar
Jazz Solos for Guitar
Examine the solo concepts of top jazz guitarists in this info-packed book/CD pack. The CD includes full demonstration and rhythm-only tracks to assist with learning the styles of Kenny Burrell, Jim Hall, Barney Kessel, Pat Martino, Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Johnny Smith and many others.
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Jazz Guitar Improvisation
Jazz Guitar Improvisation
Develop your jazz guitar soloing skills with this comprehensive video taught by MI instructor Sid Jacobs. Topics covered include: three-octave diatonic scale patterns - triad pairs - common jazz phrases - guide tones - fourths - and more. Approx. 60 minutes.
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Jazz Improvisation for Guitar
Jazz Improvisation for Guitar
This terrific book/CD by Les Wise will allow you to make the transition from playing disjointed scales and arpeggios to playing melodic jazz solos that maintain continuity and interest for the listener. Topics covered include: tension and resolution - major scale, melodic minor scale, and harmonic minor scale patterns.
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Jazz Chord Connection
Jazz Chord Connection
This terrific book/CD pack by Dave Eastlee will give you the jazz guitar voicings you need to know, plus the theory behind how they are used in common chord progressions. The CD includes 56 demo tracks of the exercises, which cover: common fingerings and voice leading; common jazz chord progressions and more.
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Jim Hall - Exploring Jazz Guitar
Jim Hall - Exploring Jazz Guitar
Hall takes you on an entertaining guided tour of his workshop with 10 Hall songs and in-depth explorations of each song and playing technique.
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Jazz Guitar Method
Jazz Guitar Method
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. Written in standard notation with chord symbols and diagrams.
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You Can Teach Yourself Jazz Guitar
You Can Teach Yourself Jazz Guitar
This book is designed to prepare the aspiring jazz guitarist to arrange and improvise in a jazz style. Playing by ear is stressed from the very first exercise. You will learn 12-bar blues, 8-bar blues, and standards, as well as how to create fill-ins, improvise, develop ideas, play comping chords, develop a walking bass line, and more.
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Complete Jazz Guitar Method
Complete Jazz Guitar Method
If you're getting into jazz or expanding your jazz chops, this comprehensive approach is for you. From comping and chord voicings to single-note soloing, you will learn, step by step, the tools necessary for playing jazz guitar. The book is easy to understand and contains hundreds of great-sounding playable examples.
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Solo Jazz Guitar Method
Solo Jazz Guitar Method
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.
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Getting Into Jazz Guitar
Getting Into Jazz Guitar
This book provides the aspiring jazz guitarist a comprehensive knowledge of the compositional and performance techniques of jazz through an understanding of key-center music, improvisation, and visual-tactile relationship with the guitar. Written in standard notation and tablature.
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Getting Into Jazz Fusion Guitar
Getting Into Jazz Fusion Guitar
In Getting Into Fusion Jazz Guitar, author Scott Miller presents the most common scales and modes used in fusion and other contemporary music styles. Each of the modes of the Major, Melodic Minor, Harmonic Minor, Diminished, and Whole-Tone scales is explored in depth, presented in conventional as well as three-note-per-string scale patterns.
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Learn Jazz Guitar - Jazz Guitar Lessons

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