Start playing jazz guitar! This book will help you understand and master the essential concepts and techniques of jazz, whatever style you may already know. Youll learn jazz theory and harmony through... Click To Read More About This Product
Start playing jazz guitar! This book will help you understand and master the essential concepts and techniques of jazz, whatever style you may already know. Youll learn jazz theory and harmony through learning and practicing scales, diatonic seventh chords, and harmonic tensions. You will also learn to use chord and tension substitutions in order to give a jazz feel to any existing song. Accompanying recordings demonstrate ideas and let you practice by playing along with the author. Jane Miller is a guitarist, composer, arranger, and writer. She is a professor of guitar at Berklee College of Music, where she has taught since 1994.
Youll learn to:
Play jazz chords and scales, and understand how they relate to each other
Improvise over jazz chord progressions and song forms
Navigate II V', rhythm changes, and other typical jazz progressions and forms
Master jazz grooves and develop your sense of timing/swing
Accompany other musicians, and contribute to a jazz rhythm section
Gain a deeper understanding of the fingerboard, learning many useful fingerings for scales and movable chord forms, all around the neck
Practice efficiently for maximum improvement of your technique and musicality
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