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Jazz Blues Styles

Jazz Blues Styles composed by Joe Diorio. For Guitar (Flatpicking & Fingerpicking). Saddle-stitched, Licks and Phrases. Jazz & Blues. Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 48 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99623BCD).

ISBN 9780786659982. Jazz & Blues. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Jazz Blues Styles presents guitar solos in the styles of Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, Sonny Rollins, and other jazz blues greats. Within the context of the blues, this book teaches: styles of jazz blues; jazz ideas, phrases, and licks; jazz syncopation, the rhythmic language of jazz; jazz phrasing, the breath of jazz; how to use the triplet, altered chords, and slash chords; how to reharmonize the blues; a new innovative vocabulary of jazz chord sequences; how to use fragments of the chords to outline the harmony and create interesting new sounds; and how to play walking bass lines with chords. Joe Diorio's "Right Brain Guitarist(R)" approach helps to direct your playing with your intuitive sense as opposed to your logical sense. The accompanying CD will help convey the subtle nuances of the music.

  • Introduction 
  • Introduction to Solos 
  • Solo 1: Sonny's Blues 
  • Solo 2: Sonny's syncopated blues 
  • Solo 3: Altered chord blues 
  • Solo 4: Bird and Sonny Blues 
  • Solo 5: Monk s Blues 
  • Solo 6: The Bluesy Blues 
  • Solo 6: The Bluesy Blues (cont.) 
  • Solo 7: Bird Blues 
  • Solo 8: Parkers New Blues 
  • Solo 9: Two Note Blues 
  • Solo 10: Flat Five Blues 
  • Solo 11: Octaves a la Wes Blues 
  • Solo 12: Comping Blues 
  • Solo 13: The Low Strings Blues 
  • Solo 14: Accompany Yourself Blues 
  • Solo 15: Walking Bass with Chords Blues 
  • Solo 16: The Walking Bass Bird Blues 
  • Blues for All Space Cadets 
  • Introduction to Chord Examples and Progressions Blues Progressions 
  • Chord Example 1 
  • Chord Example 2 
  • Chord Example 3 
  • Chord Example 4 
  • Chord Example 5 
  • Chord Example 6 
  • Chord Example 7 
  • Chord Example 8 
  • Chord Example 8 (cont.) 
  • Chord Example 9 
  • Chord Example 10 
  • Chord Example 11 
  • Chord Example 12 
  • Chord Example 13 
  • Chord Example 14 
  • Chord Example 15 
  • Chord Example 16 
  • Right Brain Guitarist Study Guide 
  • Cultivating a Creative Environment 
  • Gesture Improvising 
  • Practicing Without the Instrument 
  • Take a Risk a Day 
  • Keeping Yourself Inspired Seven Days a Week 
  • Other Books and CDs by Joe Diorio  

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