Publisher: Cherry Lane Music
Format: Softcover with CD
The world of solo jazz guitar is as vast and limitless as your imagination. “Chord-melody” style harmonizes a song's melodies and solos with full chord voicings and puts every facet of a guitarist's abilities to the test. This book introduces intermediate and advanced players to the chord-melody style. It teaches the requisite skills needed to play and create original arrangements, basic chord forms and inversions, chord substitutions, walking bass lines, and other tricks of the trade. The accompanying CD features recorded demos of the exercises and chord-melody arrangements in the book. Includes eight solo arrangements of: Alfie • Call Me Irresponsible • Come Fly with Me • Come Rain or Come Shine • Misty • My Favorite Things • My Romance • Take the “A” Train.