Wes Montgomery is considered by many as one of the great pioneers of Jazz Guitar. Following in the footsteps of Django Reinhardt and Charlie Christian, his unique playing style and unmistakable sound have earned him a place in Jazz history, influencing many contemporary musicians heard today.
This Essential Jazz Lines title offers in-depth explanations into Montgomery’s improvisational techniques as well as his approach to different chord progressions found in many Jazz standards. The accompanying audio includes several play-along tracks featuring the chord progressions discussed in the book, giving the student an opportunity to improvise and hone in on Montgomery’s sound.
For guitarists of an intermediate skill level, this title offers a great opportunity to instil some jazz ornamentation into their improvisational arsenal.
- All lessons provided in tablature and musical notation
- Audio available online
- The Essential Jazz Lines series features other artists such as John Coltrane, Charlie Parker and Cannonball Adderley