Jazz Etudes (Studies for the Beginning Improviser). For Guitar. Guitar Educational. Softcover with CD. 64 pages. Published by Cherry Lane Music (HL.2501148).
ISBN 1603780602. 9x12 inches.
Begin your journey to improv mastery and finding your own musical voice! Each étude is based on a standard chord progression and centered on one left-hand position. Everything is carefully crafted to improve playing technique, reading and improv chops of the beginning guitarist, and to increaase awareness on melody, harmony and rhythm. The accompanying CD features the author's recorded demos of all 12 études, as well as dozens of musical examples.