MBGU Jazz Curriculum: Diminished Workbook composed by Bruce Saunders. For Guitar (All). Squareback saddle-stitched, Solos. MBGU. Jazz. Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 96 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21294BCD).
ISBN 9780786679201. Jazz. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
The Diminished Workbook is a comprehensive study and explanation of diminished chords and scales. It is geared toward guitarists but can be used with any concert key instrument. The book employs exercises, etudes and examples to illustrate the many different ways diminished chords can be used and is accompanied by a CD featuring a rhythm section of world-class New York musicians. Author Bruce Saunders is a Professor in the guitar department at world-renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, is a respected member of the New York city jazz community and has many recording credits to his name, including his release on Mel Bay Records entitled 8 x 5. This is his fourth book for Mel Bay Publications. Standard notation and tablature.