The Jazz Guitarist's Guide to Solo Guitar Arranging. Composed by Jody Fisher. Guitar Method or Supplement. Instructional and Soloing. Book & CD package. 96 pages. Published by National Guitar Workshop Publications (AP.7-1056).
Item Number: AP.7-1056
ISBN 192939554X. 9x12 inches.
In this two-book series, popular clinician and author Jody Fisher clarifies and simplifies the art of creating an arrangement and improvising as a solo guitarist. In his easy-to-understand and enjoyable sytle, this master of solo guitar teaches all of the theory, technique and arranging skills you need to start a lifelong journey as a solo guitarist.As the Author says, "Becoming solo guitarist is an ongoing learning experience that will reward you with a highly personal form of expression. As a solo guitarist, you will be completely self-reliant; your skills will free you from dependency on anyone else. Also, these skills will tranfer directly to group playing, so you can't really lose."Book 1 focuses on the nuts and bolts of plaing solo guitar. Basic fingerboard knowledge and theory aare covered, followed by extensive information about chords and harmony and basic arranging skills. Book 2 focuses on more advanced arranging techniques and adding the element of improvisation to your solo work. You will also find lots of information about ornamentation, the various musical and stylistic feels and many aesthetic considerations.This comprehensive arranging method is a must for any jazz guitarist.