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The Blues Scales - Guitar Edition

Essential Tools for Jazz Improvisation

By Dan Greenblatt

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Essential Tools for Jazz Improvisation. This edition: spiral-bound. Scales, Blues and Play Along. Method book & digital audio. With instructional text and musical examples. 88 pages. Published by Sher Music Company (SR.BSGT).

Item Number: SR.BSGT

ISBN 9781883217464. 8.5" x 11" inches.

This ground-breaking Book/CD package will show you (or your students) how to use the Major and Minor Blues Scales to improvise meaningful solos - without having to first master all the scales and chords of a tune.Good for All Levels - Essential for beginners, perfect for intermediate students, and even useful for professional players to hone their skills on this crucial - and often neglected - part of the jazz language.Containing the same information as the original book, the Guitar Version features guitar wizard Dave McNab on the accompanying CD instead of the saxophone tracks. Don't miss the high-level, soulful guitar playing on the Guitar Version!Great Transcriptions from Miles, Dizzy Gillespie, Lester Young, Oscar Peterson, Dave Sanborn, Michael Brecker and many more, showing how the Blues Scales are actually used in various styles of jazz.Features:Step-by-step exercises to get beginning students able to quickly solo using the two basic Blues ScalesExtensive dictionary of classic Major and Minor Blues Scale phrasesHelp with transposing the ideas learned into other keysNumerous ways to expand the Blues Scales to make them even more usefulAppendices for advanced players showing how the masters of jazz use the Blues Scales in their own playing.Available in C, Bb and Eb Versions.THE ONLY COMPREHENSIVE BOOK ON THE BLUES SCALES EVER PUBLISHED!

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