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Jazz Guitar

By Larry Coryell

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Book. Jazz and Instructional. Softcover guitar tablature songbook and examples CD. With guitar tablature, standard notation, chord names, guitar chord diagrams, instructional text and performance notes. 96 pages. Backbeat Books #0879305509. Published by Backbeat Books (HL.330432).

Item Number: HL.330432

ISBN 0879305509. 8.5x11 inches.

This practical book with CD helps guitarists improve their ability to play over changes, better understand jazz harmony, and expand their jazz vocabulary. Using examples from his own experiences playing with many well-known musicians, top fusion guitarist Larry Coryell provides dozens of musical exercises - plus original compositions - that challenge guitarists to increase flexibility in their thinking and playing. Topics include: new approaches to playing accompaniment ('comping'); integrating chords and scales in jazz solos; interpreting chord changes; and improvising - the art of creating music spontaneously with other players.

  • Jazz Basics: The Blues 
  • Integrating Chords And Scales Into Jazz Language 
  • More Scales And Fingerings 
  • Elements Of Improv 
  • Playing And Listening 
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