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All Blues Soloing for Jazz Guitar

By Jim Ferguson

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Guitar (flatpicking & fingerpicking) - Intermediate
Composed by Jim Ferguson. Squareback saddle stitch, Style, Improvising, Lines & Phrases. Guitar Master Class. Jazz & Blues. Book/CD set. 96 pages. Guitar Master Class Publications #98003BCD. Published by Guitar Master Class Publications (MB.98003BCD).

Item Number: MB.98003BCD

ISBN 9780786642854. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

The most complete guide to jazz/blues soloing ever written! This comprehensive book details the sounds, elements, and approaches that make the blues such an integral part of the jazz vocabulary. Moving from blues progressions to fingerboard organization to phrasing, essential blues scales, riffs, lick development, and an array of advanced concepts and devices, including substitute scales and extended super arpeggios are covered. Throughout this process 38 solos, over 100 music examples, and hundreds of licks are featured. Written in notation and tablature.

  • About The Notation, Chord Symbols & Fingerings 
  • Bebop - Changes From The Inside 
  • Diminished Scales And Arpeggios 
  • The Major Scale 
  • The Major Pentatonic Scale 
  • Non-Strict Variable Riffs 
  • Shape-Related & Parallel Concepts 
  • Swing/Bop Basics 
  • The Mixolydian Mode 
  • Caged Formations/Fingerboard Organization 
  • Home Positions/Home Scales 
  • Whole-Tone Scales & The Augmented Chord 
  • Lick Development 
  • Scale Patterns 
  • Glossary 
  • The Blues Scale 
  • The Additive Approach 
  • 102 Licks 
  • Super Arpeggios 
  • Introduction 
  • Sub Formations 
  • The Chromatic Scale 
  • Melodic Minor/Lydian Dominant Scales & Arpeggios 
  • Strict Riffs & Riff Structure 
  • Swing Specifics 
  • The Dorian Mode 
  • Double-stops 
  • Phrasing 
  • Blues Scales, Sounds & Choruses 
  • Guide Tones 

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