Play advanced guitar harmonies more intuitively and effectively. This inventive approach to imagining and organizing notes will expand your concept of guitar harmony. You will be able to organize and use tensions more easily and with greater expression, whether you are soloing, playing in a rhythm section, or in a solo guitar context. Practical etudes over popular chord changes will help you to understand and apply these new theoretical concepts.
The accompanying recording includes examples and play-along tracks, featuring innovative guitarists Mick Goodrick and Tim Miller, along with an all-star rhythm section featuring Terri Lyne Carrington on drums and John Lockwood on bass.
You will learn to:
Develop and apply new chord voicings, using a rich palette of notes
Isolate and organize the most essential notes of any chord-scale (Generic Modality Compression)
Leverage chord-scale organization to lead you to inventive harmonies
Incorporate tensions more intuitively into your comping and lead lines
Use new arpeggio patterns in linear improvisation
Mick Goodrick and Tim Miller are active performing guitarists who have mentored thousands of guitarists at Berklee College of Music. Goodrick is also author of The Advancing Guitarist (Hal Leonard, 1987).