Jazzin' The Blues - A Complete Guide To Learning The Jazz-Blues Guitar (Book/Online Audio)

Books and Digital Audio | Guitar

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor

Take your guitar playing into a new world as John Ganapes and David Roos teach you exactly how to Jazz the Blues in this step-by-step comprehensive tutorial.

15 complete hands-on lessons take you from the basics of the Blues, before expanding the ideas into the realms of Jazz. You'll learn to improvise, comp and jam with the full-band play-along audio tracks, as you work through chapters covering:

  • Harmony and melody
  • Licks, tricks and turnarounds
  • Basic theory
  • Chords, scales and modes
  • Extended and secondary dominant chords
  • Chord-scale soloing and extensions
  • Approach tones and passing chords
  • Flat-fifth substitutions
  • Minor and major Blues
  • Sideslipping and harmonic gravity
  • The soloing styles of Wes Montgomery and Charlie Christian
  • Single-note, octave and chord soloing
ISBN: 9780634027369
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 05 January 2006
No of pages: 100
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00695608