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Improvisation Made Easier

An Improvisation Course for Intermediate to Advanced Guitarists

By Frank Gambale

Electric guitar
An Improvisation Course for Intermediate to Advanced Guitarists. Artist/Personality; Guitar Method or Supplement; Improvisation; Method/Instruction. Manhattan Music Publications. Improvisation. Instructional book and 2 examples CDs. With standard notation, guitar tablature, guitar chord diagrams and instructional text. 103 pages. Published by Manhattan Music (AP.0005B).

Item Number: AP.0005B

ISBN 1576236102. 9x12 inches.

Frank Gambale's new improvisation book is a twelve-chapter course, with seven lessons per chapter, that covers the twelve most important scales and modes. Each lesson explores the chords, voicings and licks that are derived from each scale. The two enclosed CDs contain 119 recorded music examples (over 50 CD tracks), and the clearly presented text is written in standard notation and tablature.

  • Mixolydian Mode 
  • Lydian Mode 
  • Dorian Mode 
  • Ionian Mode 
  • Locrian Mode 
  • Phrygian Mode 
  • Aeolian Mode 
  • Lydian b7 Scale 
  • Super Locrian Scale 
  • Half-Whole Diminished Scale 
  • Phrygian Major Scale 
  • Aeolian b5 Scale 
  • Putting It All Together 
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  • 2007-03-19 00:00:00.0 improv made easy

    There was only a small handful of licks in this book that I thought were worth learning. The real bonus of this book I thought wasn't the licks but all the 3 note per string scale fingerings for each mode and the many interesting chords that work each of...

    these scales.

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