John Scofield: Jazz Funk Guitar (DVD)

DVDs / Videos | Guitar

Publisher: Warner Bros
Artist: John Scofield
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
Not one, but two masterclasses with one of the greatest Jazz guitarists in the world! Investigate the details of Scofield's multifaceted guitar style with the man himself, with two comprehensive lessons on one DVD.
In the first lesson, Scofield introduces you to a wealth of harmonic and melodic ideas to enhance your vocabulary, concentrating on several key guitar techniques including:
  • Intervals
  • Chordal concepts
  • String skipping
  • Playing lines across the fretboard

The second lesson provides further depth and detail, dissecting some quintessential Jazz techniques including:
  • Chromaticism
  • Playing over changes
  • Form
  • Contour
  • Voice-leading
  • Pedal tones

Throughout the lessons Scofield's beautiful solo guitar playing will dazzle and inspire. Furthermore, as a treat for long-time Scofield fans the band Blue Matter are reunited here with spectacular performances of some true Scofield classics, including Wabash, The Nag and Time Marches On.
This exceptional DVD package is complete with a booklet of examples. An essential purchase for any John Scofield fan, and the chance to receive some exclusive one-to-one lessons with a real Jazz master.
ISBN: 9780757931833
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 17 June 2005
Length: 140
Language: English
Catalogue No: 908080

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