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 material that will keep you busy for a long, long time. It covers more advanced topics: seventh chord structures, ii-V-I progressions, extended ii-V-I progressions, secondary dominant chords, flat-five substitution, minor blues harmony, major & minor chord substitutions, and a lot more. If you want to break out of the pentatonic box, this will propel you forward.
The theory is clear, the explanations lucid, the tablature flawless. The best part of this package is the music! It is very cool, nice and jazzy, yet blues players can relate to the structure and so learn very quickly. The accompanying CD is beautifully played by live musicians with the subtleties of touch, dynamics, and artistic phrasing that are perhaps the most important lessons one can learn from this outstanding package. Well done! Highly recommended for beginner/intermediate players who nevertheless enjoy stretching their musical range.
Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). 105 pages