Jazz Blues Soloing for Guitar:
- 176 authentic musical examples.
- Practice to succeed with 15 backing tracks to supercharge your progress
- 2 hours of audio so you can hear and master jazz blues language
Never have 12 bars of music been treated to such detailed, logical study.
- Do you want to move from playing traditional Chicago blues to playing stylish jazz blues?
- Do you struggle to find the vocabulary and lines to sound jazzy and authentic?
- Wouldn't it be great to find a straight-forward method to help you develop and understand how jazz blues guitar language is built and played?!?
Jazz Blues Soloing for Guitar helps you to develop an authentic jazz blues language built from the essential chords, arpeggios, scales and approaches that real jazz guitarists use.
- “… this book is the best I've found for getting a player into the jazz ...”
- “… There is plenty of material here to enrich the study of players at any level of expertise…”
- “Joseph Alexander has a great way of breaking fairly complex musical concepts into easy to understand, bite sized bits, then bringing [it] all together as a cohesive whole”.
Beginner or Intermediate Jazz Guitarists:
Whether you already play jazz, or are trying to expand your melodic horizons from the traditional blues, Jazz Blues Soloing for Guitar is a step by step method that breaks down the 12 bar jazz blues into its most essential musical elements.
You will build and develop essential vocabulary from arpeggio-based ideas, and incorporate chromatic approach notes, passing notes, bebop scales and altered scales to build stunning vocabulary and theoretical understanding that will form the rock solid basis of a unique jazz language.
Each concept is instantly made musical, with hundreds of lines and practice ideas based on real world music.
Authentic Jazz Guitar Language
The emphasis of Jazz Blues Soloing for Guitar is on creating smooth, flowing blues lines that are constructed from each concept taught in the book.
Plenty of examples are given for every playing situation; however, the book focuses on teaching you to build your own musical lines from the fundamental principles of jazz theory.
Every Essential Jazz Blues Guitar Topic is Covered:
- Bebop Scales
- Chromatic Passing Notes
- Turnarounds and Much More…
Twenty Detailed Chapters
Chapter One - The Jazz Blues Structure
Chapter Two - Chord Voicings for the Jazz Blue
Chapter Three - Soloing on the First Seven Bars
Chapter Four - Smooth Transitions between Arpeggios
Chapter Five - Targeting Specific Intervals
Chapter Six - Using the Mixolydian Bebop Scale
Chapter Seven - Chromatic Passing Notes
Chapter Eight - Chromatic Approach Note Patterns
Chapter Nine - Adding the bV Diminished 7 Chord
Chapter Ten - 3rd to 9th Extended Arpeggios
Chapter Eleven - Soloing on Bars Eight to Twelve
Chapter Twelve - Using the Phrygian Dominant Bebop Scale
Chapter Thirteen - Moving from G7 to Cm7
Chapter Fourteen - Using the Dorian Bebop Scale
Chapter Fifteen - Soloing on F7
Chapter Sixteen - The F Mixolydian Bebop Scale
Chapter Seventeen - The F Altered Scale
Chapter Eighteen - Practicing Quick Changes
Chapter Nineteen - Pentatonic Scales
Chapter Twenty: Jazz Blues Solo Example
Conclusions, Practice Tips and Further Study
With over 100 pages on just 12 bars of music,
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Joseph has written 25 books for guitar students, and has sold over 150,000 books worldwide
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15 Essential Guitar Lessons for Beginners Joseph Alexander Guitarist Biography A professional guitar teacher for over 15 years,
Joseph graduated from The Guitar Institute in London with a Diploma in Popular Music Performance. He continued his education at the prestigious Leeds College of Music achieving a BA (Hons) in Jazz Studies in 2002.
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