"UPPER VOICINGS, SYNONYMS & SLASH VOICINGS FOR JAZZ GUITAR" BY GED BROCKIE.
The Perfect Bound Flat Lie Print Version Of This Jazz Guitar Publication
A JAZZ GUITAR BOOK FOR GUITARISTS LOOKING TO TAKE THEIR PLAYING TO THE NEXT LEVEL
At over three hundred and sixty pages, Upper Structures, Synonyms & Slash Voicings For Jazz Guitar takes a wide ranging and in-depth look at the subject of upper voicings and their application with respect to the guitar.
Slash voicings and synonyms are also cover in great detail with numerous examples showing how these musical concepts connect and work together.
From individual examples both played and explained in text and narration, to lick ideas and then full blown solos, this book covers a huge amount of material that will help you understand how upper structures work.
WHAT LEVEL OF GUITAR PLAYER SHOULD CONSIDER THIS BOOK?
This book is aimed at experienced guitar players and will act as a reference and technical guide for players, teachers, educationalists and music conservatoires.
With hundreds of musical examples, chord progressions, diagrams, lick ideas and solo examples and in depth theoretical explanation this book is a must for every aspiring guitarist.
SECTION ONE - FOUR CHAPTERS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
Stacking Chords, Chord formulae, Chord extension & alteration, Triads as upper structures, Pseudo scales, Inferring altered dominants, Generating chords across the neck, Chord & line superimposition, Voice leading, Vagrant harmony, Inferring altered dominants, Single line solo ideas, Tri-tones & flat five concepts, Chromatic movement, Deconstructing altered dominants, Synonyms, Movable solo lines, Cascading chords, Motif development, Sidestep line movement.
A three chapter lick library of 70 original lick ideas that demonstrate each upper structure voicing category. All licks are offered in mp3 format as well as including narration from the author on the points of interest and technical challenges of the line.
Three chapters offering original jazz guitar solo examples over three well known jazz standard progressions.
Full analysis from a comparative, melodic and harmonic viewpoint is included. Solos are fully notated in music and TAB with chords provided in large easy to view format.
A HUGE SUPPORTING DOWNLOAD:
Over one and a half hours of mp3 files included. Section 1 music examples, Section 2 demonstration licks with author's technical narration and Section 3 complete solos as well as wide range of backing tracks for you to practice over.
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