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Creative Comping Concepts for Jazz Guitar composed by Mark Boling. For Guitar (All). Saddle-stitched, Rhythm/Backup. Private Lessons Series. Jazz. Intermediate-Advanced. Book/CD Set. 40 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20414BCD).
ISBN 9780786671861. Jazz. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
Pianists are the main sources of inspiration for new developments in jazz guitar comping. Yet guitarists have been slow to develop a comping vocabulary with harmonic sophistication, subtle voiceleading, and rhythmic flexibility on the level of the best contemporary pianists. This book seeks to remedy the situation by articulating a comping vocabulary in the context of six of the most often played tunes in jazz: 12-bar blues, rhythm changes, minor blues, a modal tune, and a couple of standards. The comps are written out in notation and tablature and include rhythms with forward motion, chords built in fourth intervals, parallel constant structure voicings, polychords, slash chords, etc. The focus is on developing a contemporary approach to rhythm, phrasing, chord voicings, voiceleading, chord substitution, and reharmonization. A play-along CD recording of the guitar comps with bass and drums helps get the sounds and rhythms in your ear. The theory of how the comping concepts are applied to the music is explained, with ideas on how to use them creatively.
- CHORD VOICINGS
- Voicings in Thirds
- Drop-2 and Drop-3 voicings
- Guide Tone Voicings
- Voicings in Fourths
- Voicings in Fourths and Pentatonic Scales
- Voicings Derived from the Minor 6 Pentatonic Scale
- Voicings Using Combinations of Intervals
- Slash Chords
- Common Tones
- Direction of Top Voice
- Parallel Motion with Constant Structure Voicings
- Intervallic Voiceleading
- CHORD SUBSTITUTION AND REHARMONIZATION
- Diatonic Substitution from the Third
- Diatonic Passing Chords
- Add a Related Ilmi7 Before Any Dominant 7
- Alter Dominant 7 Chords That Resolve Down a Perfect 5th
- Chromatic Approach
- Dominant Approach
- Cycle of Dominants as a Reharmonization Technique
- Cycle of II-Vs as a Reharmonization Technique
- Chromatically Ascending 4th
- C Minor Blues
- Blues In F
- Soul Three
- Whole Nother Standard
Creative Comping Concepts for Jazz Guitar
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Instrument: Electric Guitar Sheet Music
Genre: Jazz Sheet Music
Series: Private Lessons Series