Three Note Voicings and Beyond
Randy Vincent's second Sher Music Co. book covers every aspect of the crucial three-note voicings every guitarist needs to know. It has received glowing endorsements from Pat Metheny, Jim Hall, Mike Stern, Ben Monder, Vic Juris, Gene Bertoncinni, Julian Lage, etc. Three-Note Voicings and Beyond is for everyone from intermediate newcomers to jazz guitar to very advanced players. The book develops a unique dynamic concept of harmony where three independently moving lines team up to create beautiful harmonies that are valuable for comping, chord melodies and chordal jazz improvisations. Topics include: Three-note shell voicings and special derived comp voicings Compete triad review including all close and open inversions on all strings A section on developing walking guitar voicings, harmonized bass lines perfect for accompaniments in situations where no bass or keyboard is present Sections on triad applications such as slash chords, upper structures, hexatonic triad-pairs and special hybrid voicings Quartal and secundal voicings perfect for modal comping and soloing Drop-2 reductions perfect for melody harmonizations A complete method to develop a realistic simulation of Shearing-style block-chord voicings on guitar. Plus much more!
Three note Voicings and Beyond
This book provides discussion and exercises for the use of three-note voicings in jazz guitar. The book also includes some four and five-note voicings. Includes chapters on shell voicings, walking guitar, triad pairs, quartal and secundal harmony, and more. With an introduction.
Swing big band guitar
(Guitar). This book/CD pack for teaching jazz rhythm guitar in swing & big band styles includes: sample songs, patterns, progressions and exercises; essential chord voicings, inversions and substitutions; info on time and groove, reading charts, chord reduction and expansion; a chord reference library; and over 50 full-demo samples on the accompanying CD.
Jazz Guitar Voicings
Have you ever wondered how guitarists like Joe Pass, Jim Hall and Wes Montgomery find such full, luscious voicings for their chord melody playing? Well, much of that sound is based on the "Drop 2" principle of chord voicings. In this book, veteran guitarist Randy Vincent explains exactly how you can get that same sound too. Endorsed by Julian Lage, John Stowell, Larry Koonse, etc.
Jazz Piano Masterclass The Drop 2 Book
The most comprehensive book ever written on how to create the 4-note, block-chord approach to jazz piano playing used by masters like McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Barry Harris, Cedar Walton, etc. In this book, world-renowned pianist and educator Mark Levine provides a step-by-step, beginning to advanced, masterclass on how to create, practice and extend this most useful appraoch to jazz chord voicings.
Through Chord Melody and Beyond
In this definitive work, Howard Morgen demonstrates all the tools, techniques, and concepts to create masterful solo guitar arrangements. This one-of-a-kind book with enhanced CD features 19 full song arrangements based on 11 classic jazz standards, which are immediately applicable for professional usage. The enhanced CD features demonstrations by Howard Morgen and Howard Alden, 6 complete video performances, plus printable PDFs ---all accessible from your computer's CD-ROM drive. Titles: Round Midnight * Li'l Darlin' * The More I See You * Stardust * Alone Together * Speak Low * It's Only a Paper Moon * My Funny Valentine * Body and Soul * My Foolish Heart * Nice Work, If You Can Get It.
Metaphors For Musicians
This practical and enlightening book gives insight into almost every aspect of jazz musicianship---scale/chord theory, composing techniques, analyzing tunes, practice strategies, etc. For any level of player, on any instrument. Endorsed by Jessica Wiliams, Jerry Bergonzi, Bill mays, etc.
The Jazz Piano Book
The most highly acclaimed jazz piano method ever published! Over 300 pages with complete chapters on Intervals and triads, The major modes and II-V-I, 3-note voicings, Sus. and phrygian Chords, Adding notes to 3-note voicings, Tritone substitution, Left-hand voicings, Altering notes in left-hand Stride and Bud Powell voicings, Block chords, Comping ...and much more! Endorsed by Kenny Barron, Down Beat, Jamey Aebersold, etc.
The Brazilian Guitar Book
* A complete guide to playing guitar accompaniment and chord melodies in various Brazilian styles -- Samba, Bossa Nova, Frevo, etc. * Comes with a CD of Nelson demonstrating each exercise, plus a tune in each style * Many variations of basic comping patterns written out, each with complete chord voicings. * Also includes short transcriptions of guitar parts as recorded by Toninho Horta, Joao Bosco, Joao Gilberto, etc.
Ted Greene Chord Chemistry
Ted Greene’s Chord Chemistry was originally published in 1971 and has become the classic chord reference book for two generations of guitarists. Whether you are just beginning to search beyond basic barre chords or are already an advanced player looking for new sounds and ideas this is the book that will get you there. Designed to inspire creativity this book is a musical treasure chest filled with exciting new ideas and sounds.