Gene Bertoncini - The Art of Solo Jazz Guitar
Guitar (Classical) - Intermediate
Composed by Gene Bertoncini. Boxed, Solos. Jazz. DVD. Duration 88 minutes. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21145DVD).
Item Number: 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.