Dave Tough – Advanced Paradiddle Exercises

Dec 30 2019

Dave Tough – Advanced Paradiddle Exercises

Dave Tough’s Advanced Paradiddle Exercises PDF. If you know your jazz history and remember the Austin High Gang, who are credited with playing a big role in the formulation of the the Chicago style of jazz, Dave Tough was one of them. The book is nothing but different combinations of single, double and triple paradiddles.  But you never realized how many different ways you could play these damn things until you spend some time with this book.  Tough, himself, says of the book in the foreword: “I have designed this book for the advanced student who has a knowledge...

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Scott Miller – Getting into Jazz Fusion Guitar

Dec 28 2019

Scott Miller – Getting into Jazz Fusion Guitar

In Getting Into Jazz Fusion Guitar, author Scott Miller presents the most common scales used in Jazz Fusion and other modern music styles. Scott discusses each mode of the Major, Melodic Minor, Harmonic Minor, Diminished, and Whole Tone scales and provides the student with conventional as well as three-note-per-string scale patterns. Scott shows many chord fingerings for each scale in standard notation and guitar tablature. Also included is a play-along CD containing one or two-chord progressions for each scale, helping guitarists solo or improvise over chords. Because Scott presents the material in Getting Into Jazz Fusion Guitar in a...

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John Ganapes – Jazzin’ the Blues

Dec 22 2019

John Ganapes – Jazzin’ the Blues

John Ganapes Jazzin’ the Blues PDF. A Complete Guide to Learning Jazz-Blues Guitar. Take your playing to the next level with this comprehensive jazz-blues guitar instructional book/CD pack. With 15 hands-on lessons you will be immersed in the realm of jazz blues, learning to both improvise and comp with full-band play-along CD tracks and step-by-step instruction. The well-planned lesson style and organized design of this thorough source will have you jazzin’ the blues in no time! Jazzin’ the Blues an excellent resource for taking the blues to the next level. Stuffed into 100 pages is an incredible amount of...

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Essential Jazz Lines in the Style of Charlie Parker

Dec 20 2019

Essential Jazz Lines in the Style of Charlie Parker

Essential Jazz Lines in the Style of Charlie Parker PDF. Charlie Parker was arguably one of the most influential jazz musicians to have ever lived. This text presents numerous jazz lines in Charlie’s style, grouped by their application in a given harmonic content. Students will learn to connect lines to play over ii-V-I progressions, turnarounds and other harmonic frameworks. To facilitate proficiency in all twelve keys, each section of the book has a chordal play-along that modulates around the circle of fourths. Some of the techniques used in the Charlie Parker style will also be discussed with examples provided....

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Joe Pass – Jazz Lines

Dec 18 2019

Joe Pass – Jazz Lines

Joe Pass Jazz Lines PDF & DVD download. In Jazz Lines Joe Pass discusses the scales and arpeggios he uses when improvising. Joe also demonstrates non-stop improvised lines for: major 7th, minor 7th, static and altered dominant 7th chord types plus a special section on turnarounds. Get insight into how Joe ‘thinks’ while improvising. The DVD includes a booklet with all of the video examples transcribed on the treble clef – with absolutely no tablature. If you live off of tab then I wouldn’t recommend this video, but if you can read music there is a wealth of information...

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Stephen Duro – Jazz Club Piano Solos Volume 3

Dec 18 2019

Stephen Duro – Jazz Club Piano Solos Volume 3

Twelve jazz classics specially arranged for solo piano by Stephen Duro. The piano has clearly been a wildly popular instrument ever since its first introduction to the music scene, as both a solo instrument and an accompaniment. Its instant popularity led to a massive influx of solo piano pieces being written – some a violent explosion of color and motion, others a slow, melodic meditation. Some pieces were less than a minute in duration and some hours long (in fact, there was a rumor circulating recently as to the existence of a post-modern piece whereupon one note is played...

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Jerry Bergonzi – Jazz Line Volume 3

Dec 17 2019

Jerry Bergonzi – Jazz Line Volume 3

Jerry Bergonzi Jazz Line Volume 3 PDF. A clear and practical step-by-step approach to chromaticism, line playing and voice leading. The CD contains 23 play-along tracks (most of them played in two tempos), based on standard chord progressions, performed by a professional rhythm section, featuring Renato Chicco on piano, Dave Santoro on bass, and Adam Nussbaum on drums. In addition Jerry demonstrates various exercises and approaches on tenor saxophone. Chord changes are included for C concert, B flat and E flat instruments. Jerry Bergonzi is a highly respected jazz educator/musician who lives and teaches in the Boston area. Over...

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Robert B. Yelin – Jazz Classics for Solo Guitar

Dec 15 2019

Robert B. Yelin – Jazz Classics for Solo Guitar

Robert Yelin Jazz Classics for Solo Guitar PDF. 35 Chord Melody Arrangements in Standard Notation and Tablature. The series of books “For Solo Guitar” are NOT instructional books. They are NOT play along with the CD books. They are NOT books for jamming with others. What they are are very accurate and rich arrangements of the great jazz classics from the 20’s through the 50’s. The original keys are preserved. The player moves from one 4 or 5 note chord to the next with each melody note and it is not unusual to go from the 3rd position to...

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Artist Series – Allan Holdsworth

Dec 15 2019

Artist Series – Allan Holdsworth

Artist Series Allan Holdsworth. As one of the most unique and respected guitarists in the world, Allan Holdsworth has influenced countless others, including legendary artists like Frank Zappa, Eddie Van Halen, Yngwie Malmsteen, Alex Lifeson and Steve Vai. In this one-of-a-kind DVD, Allan performs seven electrifying tunes with his band, which features keyboardist Steve Hunt, bassist Skuli Sverrisson, and drummer Chad Wackerman. Allan breaks down his creative use of scales and chord voicings in this video, and offers insightful suggestions as to how to go about creating your own unique sounds and chord voicings based on his simple, yet...

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Frank Gambale – Improvisation Made Easier

Dec 14 2019

Frank Gambale – Improvisation Made Easier

Frank Gambale Improvisation Made Easier PDF. Frank Gambale’s new improvisation book is a twelve-chapter course, with seven lessons per chapter, that covers the twelve most important scales and modes. Each lesson explores the chords, voicings and licks that are derived from each scale. The two enclosed CDs contain 119 recorded music examples (over 50 CD tracks), and the clearly presented text is written in standard notation and tablature. The Most Useful Scales And Modes: Mixolydian, Aeolian, Lydian Lydian b7, Dorian, Super Locrian, Ionian, Half-Whole Diminished, Phrygian, Aeolian b5. As the book cover states, this improvisation course is for intermediate...

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