Corey Christiansen - Essential Jazz Lines In The Style Of Grant Green
Corey Christiansen Essential Jazz Lines In The Style Of Grant Green PDF. Guitar Edition. Grant Green was one of the most innovative jazz guitarists of the 1960s. His horn-like lines, original tone, and superb sense of time elevated him to being one of Blue-Note Records first call session players as well as a respected bandleader. This book covers many of the techniques Grant used in his playing and provides many melodic lines in the style of Grant Green for minor, dominant seventh, short and long ii-V, major, and minor ii-V chord progressions. Chapters on double-slurs, double-stops, pentatonic and blues scales as well as chapters on the basics of the jazz language will help guitarists understand and play the music of Grant Green. Presented in standard notation, tab and fretboard diagrams. Includes play-along audio that will assist guitarists in mastering this material.
If you love books full of transcriptions, this is the book for you.
In the style of Grant Green (Corey Christiansen) is more of a nuts and bolts approach to understanding the techniques and approaches that were used by Green. In addition to examples of 2 or 3 bar phrases (in ii/V and minor and major key)s, there are explanations to dominant bebop, dorian bebop, major bebop, 3 – b9 arpeggios, upper structure, target notes, double stops, pentatonic/blues scales and syncopation techniques with examples. Plus one is encourage to work these out in the circle of 4ths so the playing becomes solidly ingrained and usable. Plus there are many examples of lines using these approaches including backing tracks. Plus there’s an etude at the end, pulling all the concepts together.
Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). 58 pages