The Practical Jazz Guitarist

The Practical Jazz Guitarist

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(Berklee Guide). Learn the essential tools and skills for playing jazz guitar. This practical guidebook will help you master the theory, technique, and conceptual framework for how to play jazz: comping chords, soloing, and playing with expression, facility, and good hand health. The accompanying audio tracks provide demonstrations of key technical concepts with play-along tracks to help you develop phrasing and location concepts on the fingerboard. It also provides examples to train your ear with call-and-response exercises similar to what you might be asked to perform at an audition or jury. A unique section on audition preparation for colleges and professional music programs, with an extended interview with Berklee College of Music's director of admissions, will help you advance in your career.Try to play backing chord progressions like Da€”7 G7 CMaj7, Ea€”7 A7 Da€”7 G7, and other key-based progressions, while playing the arpeggiated I, IV, V line over these chords. ... 10.24 to change the IV chord to minor, and try it over an E7(# 9) chord vamp (the third structure of quartalized harmonic major). ... Ar*1 Fig. 10.25. C Harmonic Major I IV V over E7019) If this feels a little strange initially, try mixing in.

Title:The Practical Jazz Guitarist
Author:Mark White
Publisher:Hal Leonard Corporation - 2012-05-01


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