Seventeeen great jazz guitar standards arranged for easy/intermediate level fingerstyle guitar. Titles are: A Felicidade * All the Things You Are * Alone Together * Beautiful Love * Black Orpheus (A Day in the Life of a Fool) * Have You Met Miss Jones * How High the Moon * I Could Write a Book * I Love You * I´ve Got You Under My Skin * Just Friends * Making Whoopie * My Funny Valentine * Secret Love * The Shadow of Your Smile * Summertime * The Way You Look Tonight.
Play and Learn is an exciting method to learn the art of jazz improvisation -- for individual study or classroom use with an entire jazz ensemble. Through the use of recorded jazz tracks (70 on the CDs included), sequenced concepts involving exercises, licks and mini-charts, plus structured lessons, a student can acquire improvisation skills.
Jazz Improvisation is for students who wish to hone their improvisation skills, and is applicable to all treble clef instruments. Designed to also improve single line sight reading and an awareness of jazz chromaticism, this book builds upon 11 well-known chord patterns with increasingly difficult melodies.
A self-study text (newly revised with CD), presenting the most common jazz rhythms in order of increasing complexity in a series of short exercises and duets. The CD provides examples of performance and a professional rhythm section to play with. Great especially for those trained in classical music. Five compatible editions.
Jazz Improvisation for Keyboard Players is a straightforward, no-nonsense improvisation series. It deals with creating melodies, using the left hand, pianistic approaches to soloing, scale choices for improvisation and much more.
The most modern, complete, and musical approach for the serious guitar student. Covers music theory, scales, modes, chord voicings, arpeggios, soloing, and comping. Over 180 music examples and 16 complete solos in the styles of many jazz greats are used to place all concepts into a practical musical context.
A Musical and Historical PerspectiveThe Giants of Jazz series is designed to provide a method for studying, analyzing, imitating and assimilating the idiosyncratic and general facets of the styles of various jazz giants. The Brown book provides many transcriptions, plus discography, biographical data, list of innovations, genealogy, bibliography and comments.
A Musical and Historical PerspectiveThe Giants of Jazz series is designed to provide a method for studying, analyzing, imitating and assimilating the idiosyncratic and general facets of the styles of various jazz giants. The Coltrane book provides many transcriptions, plus discography, biographical data, style traits, genealogy, and bibliography.