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Modern Chords

Advanced Harmony for Guitar

By Vic Juris

Guitar (All) - Intermediate-Advanced
Advanced Harmony for Guitar. Composed by Vic Juris. Saddle-stitched, Theory & Harmony. Private Lessons Series. Jazz. Book/CD Set. 48 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20440BCD).

Item Number: MB.20440BCD
ISBN 9780786671298. Jazz. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

One of the world's great jazz guitarists, Vic Juris shares his insight into the wonderful world of harmony in this book. Not for the fainthearted, Vic teaches polychords and intervallic structures derived from the major, minor, harmonic minor, melodic minor and harmonic major scales in this must have jazz guitar book. Each section has etudes that will help students integrate each concept into their own playing. The companion CD gives students the opportunity to hear and play along with these cutting edge concepts.

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  • February 12, 2013 Modern Chords by Vic Juris

    This is a great book when you combine it with the video. Vic Juris goes through some of the chords starting at page 22. Intervals 4th and 6th. Now the video is great because Vic goes through some the concepts from the book. He also does tunes "All the Things...

    You Are" and "Stella by Starlight". He also goes through so picking technique, which is not in the book. But the challenging chord moments that one has to execute will challenge that left hand for sure. Vic Juris is an old school player that back in the day did the fusion jazz thing. He really is a great player and teacher. Not to mention he's from my home state of New Jersey!

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