Charlton Johnson – Swing And Big Band Guitar

May 30 2020

Charlton Johnson – Swing And Big Band Guitar

Charlton Johnson Swing And Big Band Guitar PDF. It’s is a great tool for the beginning swing guitarist, the high school or college jazz band player looking for an organized way to approach rhythm guitar, or an experienced guitarist looking to expand his or her style. This book/CD pack for teaching jazz rhythm guitar in swing & big band styles includes: sample songs, patterns, progressions and exercises; essential chord voicings, inversions and substitutions; info on time and groove, reading charts, chord reduction and expansion; a chord reference library; and over 50 full-demo samples on the accompanying CD. If you...

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The Frank Gambale Technique Book 2

May 29 2020

The Frank Gambale Technique Book 2

Both Frank Gambale Technique Book 1 & Book 2 are essentially studies of five different improvisational approaches to tackle a particular chord type, namely: scale, pentatonics, arpeggios, triads, intervals. As such, Frank presents a wide range of harmonic possibilities on improvisation, based upon which the intelligent student can construct meaningful solos when these music elements are internalized. Note that in those two books there is a large amount of materials to digest, however a solid understanding of these materials is fundamental to jazz improvisation. The aspiring guitarist is urged to seek ways, from other sources, to build lines once...

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Robbie Calvo – 50 Modal Licks You Must Know

May 25 2020

Robbie Calvo – 50 Modal Licks You Must Know

50 Modal Licks You Must Know – A hand-picked collection of modal licks that you must know. Modes. Erudite jazzers swear by them and can bend your ear for hours about why the Mixolydian b6 fifth mode of the C ascending melodic minor scale will cure all that ails your improvisations. Bluesmen and rockers would likely pronounce that they “don’t need no stinkin’ modes.” Granted, there’s a vast range of opinions related to the use of modes but everyone seems to agree two things; 1) If you play any form of Western music, you’re playing modes whether you know...

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Mark Harrison – Smooth Jazz Piano

May 23 2020

Mark Harrison – Smooth Jazz Piano

Mark Harrison Smooth Jazz Piano PDF. Keyboard Style Series. The heart and soul of this book are the great short exercises and extended compositions that are excellently rendered on the included CD. Chapters 4, 5, and 6 of this book drip smooth jazz just the way you hear it on the radio. It is very helpful to see this beautiful music written out and to hear it on the CD. Harrison illustrates each new playing technique with a very musical example that is fun to practice. He ties it all together with seven beautiful but practical compositions in the...

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John Riley – The Master Drummer

May 23 2020

John Riley – The Master Drummer

John Riley: The Master Drummer – How to Practice, Play and Think Like a Pro. John Riley is a renowned player, teach and author. He has performed with a virtual Who’s Who’s in the Jazz music field: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Stan Getz, John Scofield, Mike Stern, Bob Mintzer, Joe Lovano, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and many others. A multiple GRAMMY winning recording artist, John has appeared on hundreds of record dates and on numerous Television and film productions. John has a BM from the University of North Texas and an MM from the Manhattan School of...

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Stephane Wrembel – Getting into Gypsy Jazz Guitar

May 22 2020

Stephane Wrembel – Getting into Gypsy Jazz Guitar

Stephane Wrembel Getting into Gypsy Jazz Guitar PDF. This book focuses on the key elements of the Django Reinhardt Gypsy jazz or jazz Manouche guitar style. The information revealed here was gleaned from years of experience jamming with French Gypsies and studying with masters of the style. A native of France, Stephane Wrembel acquired his skills entirely by ear and has taught scores of musicians worldwide using the method that appears here in text and notation for the first time. Written in English, German and French with all musical examples in standard notation and tablature. Wrembel conveys his knowledge...

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Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten – Bass Extremes Live

May 20 2020

Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten – Bass Extremes Live

Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten Bass Extremes Live download free. This program features two of the world’s most outstanding bass players, Victor Bailey and Victor Wooten. The veteran musicians share their years of experience with students of the bass, on subjects ranging from techniques to arrangements to styles. They demonstrate styles including blues, rock, jazz, country, new age, and heavy metal. Tunes from different genres are performed, so that the at-home student can play along. Bailey and Wooten also discuss how to best showcase the unique sounds of the bass when it is used as a solo instrument, or...

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The Guitar of Pierre Bensusan – Volume Two

May 17 2020

The Guitar of Pierre Bensusan – Volume Two

The Guitar of Pierre Bensusan Volume Two. Pierre Bensusan’ s sound and style confounds classification. It is profoundly original. His fingerprint is on it whether it is found in his earlier folk and Celtic-based renderings, his free-form improvisational material, or in settings, solo or ensemble. Undoubtedly, a word association game among guitarists would yield the instantaneous response, “DADGAD,” at the mention of Pierre’s name. Although DADGAD is Pierre’s “standard” tuning, he would rather his audiences forgot about that particular detail. His music reaches far beyond the idiom of a guitar played in a non-standard tuning. “I don’t look at...

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Romero Lubambo – Bossa Nova Guitar Licksamples

May 15 2020

Romero Lubambo – Bossa Nova Guitar Licksamples

Romero Lubambo Bossa Nova Guitar Licksamples download. Romero Lubambo, the world’s most in-demand bossa nova guitarist, shows you 33 essential bossa nova guitar patterns – direct from Brazil! This DVD features one-on-one instruction plus lots of performance footage that allows you to see up-close how these bossa nova patterns are used by a master. Part 1 – Basic Patterns: Eight important chord progressions based on the classic, basic bossa nova rhythm. Part 2 – Advanced Patterns: Three new rhythmic patterns are developed from the basic rhythm, and eight new chord patterns are introduced using those rhythms. Part 3 –...

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Dave Limina – Accelerate Your Keyboard Playing

May 14 2020

Dave Limina – Accelerate Your Keyboard Playing

Dave Limina Accelerate Your Keyboard Playing download. In Accelerate Your Keyboard Playing, keyboard guru Dave Limina shares his proven method for improving the fundamental skills required to build your harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic vocabulary. The DVD offers easy-to-understand exercises and demonstrations that can be applied to all levels and styles. Includes scale and blues techniques, ear training, rock and blues phrasing, two-hand grooves for funk, Texas shuffle, roots-rock, Latin styles, as well as jazz voicings and rhythms. Clear and detailed instruction is given both on-screen and in the accompanying 80-page booklet. This DVD is best viewed, not as a...

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