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You Can Teach Yourself Jazz Guitar
You Can Teach Yourself Jazz Guitar
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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. Scales, chords, and arpeggios for the development of technical skills, ear training and fingerboard knowledge cover the niter fingerboard, and in all keys. You will learn how to develop a tune in a logical manner form the basic tune to a full-blown performance arrangement. In notation and tablature.

The companion CD contains all of the solos in the book (but not the etudes). The tracks are split with solo on the right channel and accompaniment on the left, and the count is given so that you can play along. The pieces are designed to develop technique as well as musicianship.

CONTENTS

About the Author
Foreword
How To Get the Most From This Book
Improvisation
Some Definitions
About the Guitar Fingerboard
Chart of Principal Chords In All Keys
Major Key Signatures

Preliminary Etude
Space Blue
American Blue
Summertime Blue

Scale & Key Signature Chart

Satellite Blue
Flamenco Blue
Gypsy Blue
Etude #1
Canadian Blue
Brazilian Blue

Some Ways of Developing an Idea

Major Chord Scale Etude
1st Position Etude
Lightly Row
Spanish Blue
Etude #2

Interval Chart

6th Position Etude
Shortnin' Bread
Red Light Blue
Christmas Blue

Chord Structure Chart

Etude #3
9th Position Etude
Etude #4

Jazz Rhythms

Convince Me

Theory Chord Chart
Chords & Chord Scales from the Root "C"

Etude #5
12th Position Etude
Connecting Chord Scales & Arpeggios
Jammin' in "G"
Angeline
So Attracted To You
St. Louis Blues
Jive Blues
Arranging & Improvisation Format

CD Contents:
Jammin in G
Tuning
Space Blue
American Blue
Summertime Blue
Satellite Blue
Flamenco Blue
Gypsy Blue
Canadian Blue
Brazilian Blue
Spanish Blue
Red Light Blue
Christmas Blue
Convice Me
Angeline
So Attracted to You
St. Louis Blues
Jive Blues
Jammin in G

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