Guitar • Bass • Folk Instruments

The Practical Jazz Guitarist

Essential Tools for Soloing, Comping and Performing

The Practical Jazz Guitarist

Essential Tools for Soloing, Comping and Performing

Series: Berklee Guide Publisher: Berklee Press Format: Softcover Audio Online Author: Mark White

Learn the essential tools and skills for playing jazz guitar. This practical guidebook will help you master the theory, technique, and conceptual framework for how to play jazz: comping chords, soloing, and playing with expression, facility, and good hand health. The accompanying recording provides demonstrations of key technical concepts with play-along tracks to help you develop phrasing and location concepts on the fingerboard. It also provides examples to train your ear with call-and-response exercises similar to what you might be asked to perform at an audition or jury. A unique section on audition preparation for colleges and professional music programs, with an extended interview with Berklee College of Music's director of admissions, will help you advance in your career.

  • Guitar

$19.99 (US) Inventory #HL 50449618 ISBN: 9780876391242 UPC: 884088529819 Publisher Code: 0876390661 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" 176 pages

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