Gene Bertoncini - The Art of Solo Jazz Guitar by Gene Bertoncini. For Guitar (Classical). Boxed, Solos. Jazz. Intermediate. DVD. Duration 88 minutes. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21145DVD).
Enjoy an informal Master Class with renowned acoustic jazz guitarist Gene Bertoncini as he guides a small group of students through his unique approach to the instrument. Bertoncini covers his chord-melody approach explaining his choice of chords, melodic lines and use of rhythm to convert standards into small band arrangements for guitar. Conducted in an intimate setting at a New York City jazz club, Gene Bertoncini shows you why he's considered one of the very finest guitarists in today's jazz firmament.
. Uses many jazz standards to teach concepts and ideas
. Harmonizing a melody
. Creating interesting bass lines
. Exercises for harmonizing every scale tone with every chord
. Developing interesting chord voicings
. Single-Line soloing ideas for standard changes
. Chord embellishment.