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Improvisational Techniques for Jazz Guitar

By Jay Umble

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Guitar - Beginning-Intermediate
Composed by Jay Umble. Squareback saddle-stitched, Improvisation. Jazz. Book/CD Set. 136 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.97316BCD).

Item Number: MB.97316BCD

ISBN 9780786607358. Jazz. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This book/CD is a treasure-trove of improvisational techniques. Twenty-nine techniques are covered including: arpeggios, targeting, chromaticism, side-slipping, negative tonal space, poly-rhythms, resolution, melodic expansion and more. Anyone interested in the art of jazz improvisation, regardless of ability, will find this book indispensable. Jay guarantees something for everyone. All examples are presented in standard notation and tablature. Companion CD includes all examples.

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