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Essential Jazz Lines: In the Style of Grant Green - Guitar Edition

By Corey Christiansen

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Guitar (jazz and contemporary) - Intermediate
Composed by Corey Christiansen. Improvising, Lines & Phrases, Saddle-stitched. Essential Jazz Lines. Style. Book and online audio. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #99964M. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99964M).

Item Number: MB.99964M

ISBN 9780786696215. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Grant Green was one of the most innovative jazz guitarists of the 1960s. His horn-like lines, original tone, and superb sense of time elevated him to being one of Blue-Note Records first call session players as well as a respected bandleader. This book covers many of the techniques Grant used in his playing and provides many melodic lines in the style of Grant Green for minor, dominant seventh, short and long ii-V, major, and minor ii-V chord progressions. Chapters on double-slurs, double-stops, pentatonic and blues scales as well as chapters on the basics of the jazz language will help guitarists understand and play the music of Grant Green. Presented in standard notation, tab and fretboard diagrams. Includes access to online play-along audio that will assist guitarists in mastering this material.

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