This comprehensive step-by-step guide will get you soloing like a true Jazzer by providing a complete understanding of chords, scales and solos based around four popular standards.
Whether you are new to Jazz playing, or are looking for a way to progress from your current level, Sokolow's approach will have plenty to offer you to lift your improvising and help you understand the potential in these great tunes. Each of the four tunes has a different level of difficulty, offering a choice of starting points to suit your own experience.
- Song 1: First position chords
- Song 2: Moveable chords and a more developed harmonic vocabulary
- Song 3: Substitutions and re-harmonisation
- Song 4: An improvisational chord solo over a given set of changes.
Along the way you'll find a generous level of guidance and support. Furthermore, an accompanying CD features all the backing tracks and demonstrations you could possibly need.
This is the ideal choice to develop your Jazz vocabulary as well as your improvising confidence - no matter what your playing level.