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Jazzin' Up Your Guitar With Paul Pigat

By Martin Simpson

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Guitar (Flatpicking) - Intermediate-Advanced
Composed by Martin Simpson. Boxed, Methods/Improvisation, Chords/Theory/Rhythm, Scales/Technique, Self Instruction. Swing. DVD. Duration 111 minutes. Published by Learn Roots Music (MB.PPDVD03).

Item Number: MB.PPDVD03

Jazzin' Up Your Guitar is a fun, accessible introduction to country swing and swing guitar for the intermediate/advanced guitarist. It's a great lesson for any player who wants to "jazz up" their rockabilly, country or blues style guitar playing. In Jazzin' Up Your Guitar, Paul focuses on elements of swing chord rhythm & arpeggio techniques that will soon have you adding lots of new melodies and licks to your guitar playing. Topics covered in this (close to two hour) lesson include: Arpeggios and practice techniques for chords (6ths, Dominant 7ths, 9ths, etc) that will add new colours to your playing; An exploration of the diminished chord and how to apply it to your solos; The iim7 chord; The major and minor pentatonic scales; The blues, combined and chromatic scales; The mixolydian scale; Unusual guitar chord shapes and substitutions; The encircling riff; Double stops; Rhythm and building solos in 12 and 8 bar swing chord progressions; Borrowing from other players and instruments to build a solo; Playing and soloing over the rhythm changes and much more!

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