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Swing to Bop: The Music of Charlie Christian

Pioneer of the Electric Guitar

By Stan Ayeroff

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Swing to Bop: The Music of Charlie Christian (Pioneer of the Electric Guitar). Composed by Stan Ayeroff. For Guitar (All). Wire bound, Solos. Jazz. Intermediate-Advanced. Book/2-CD Set. 240 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20196BCD).

ISBN 9780786673193. Jazz. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Countless musicians have been inspired upon hearing Charlie Christian for the first time. In this exciting book, the author has compiled 39 precise solo transcriptions (in notation only), as well as a thorough analysis of each. There is also a complete "how to" section that is a book in itself. The author has recorded each transcription in slow and fast versions on two CDs. The book contains some of Charlie's best work including the Jam Sessions at Minton's, John Hammond's Spirituals to Swing concert and the Celestial Express Blue Note Recordings. Charlie Christian was the first to popularize the use of the electric guitar in jazz. He was the pioneer who led the way.

  • Ad Lib Blues  
  • Good Morning Blues  Performed by Jimmy Rushing, Count Basie And Ed Durham
  • Guy's Got to Go  
  • Honeysuckle Rose I   Performed by Thomas "Fats" Waller
  • Honeysuckle Rose III   Performed by Thomas "Fats" Waller
  • I Got Rhythm  Performed by George Gershwin And Ira Gershwin
  • I Never Knew  Performed by Ted Fiorito
  • I'm Confessin'  Performed by Al Neiburg, Doc Daugherty And Ellis Reynolds
  • I've Found A New Baby I   Performed by Palmer Williams And Spencer Williams
  • I've Found A New Baby II   Performed by Palmer Williams And Spencer Williams
  • Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider  Performed by Eddie Leonard
  • Jammin' in Four   Performed by Meade Lux Lewis
  • Lips Flips  
  • Oh, Lady Be Good  Performed by George Gershwin And Ira Gershwin
  • On the Alamo   Performed by Gus Kahn And Isham Jones
  • Pagin' the Devil   Performed by Milton Gabler And Paige Walter
  • Poor Butterfly  Performed by Raymond Hubbell
  • Profoundly Blue I   Performed by Meade Lux Lewis
  • Profoundly Blue II   Performed by Meade Lux Lewis
  • Riffin' Around 
  • Rose Room I   Performed by Art Hickman
  • Rose Room II   Performed by Art Hickman
  • Rose Room III   Performed by Art Hickman
  • Royal Garden Blues I   Performed by Clarence Williams And Spencer Williams
  • Royal Garden Blues II   Performed by Clarence Williams And Spencer Williams
  • Royal Garden Blues III   Performed by Clarence Williams And Spencer Williams
  • Swing To Bop 
  • Tea For Two  Performed by Vincent Youmans
  • The Sheik of Araby I   Performed by Ted Snyder
  • The Sheik of Araby II   Performed by Ted Snyder
  • The Sheik of Araby III   Performed by Ted Snyder
  • These Foolish Things I   Performed by Jack Strachey
  • These Foolish Things II   Performed by Jack Strachey
  • These Foolish Things III   Performed by Jack Strachey
  • Untitled Tune I  
  • Untitled Tune II  
  • Up On Teddy's Hill  
  • Way Down Yonder In New Orleans  Performed by Turner Layton
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  • 5

    Location:
    Peoria, IL
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • March 12, 2007 Good transcriptions of much live material

    This set includes a lot of more obscure live solos, plus multiple takes of many studio pieces as well. Ayeroff provides EXHAUSTIVE analyis of each solo, and I only wish he would have provided a legend for the abbreviations used. Good recordings too. Just remember--this is how Wes Montgomery...

    got his chops! Highly Recommended.

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