announcing the new publication of JAZZ GUITAR CHORDS AND
REVISED JAZZ GUITAR CHORDS AND ACCOMPANIMENT
NOW AVAILABLE IN ITS IMPROVED 2ND EDITION
Jazz Guitar Chords and Accompaniment—Your Ultimate
Step-by-Step Guide to Jazz Rhythm Guitar
has just come off the press completely rewritten and re-typeset.
Since first being published in March 2000, this highly informative
and easy-to-follow guitar instruction guide has been favorably
reviewed by educators and the media as a valuable tool to learn
basic jazz rhythm guitar.
main focus of Jazz Guitar Chords and Accompaniment is
on learning guitar chords and various basic skills essential to
accompanying in style of jazz music. The manual guides a student
through progressive steps from such basics as tuning guitar,
understanding music fundamentals, and reading basic rhythms to a
variety of chords and accompaniment patterns and styles. Main and
new features included in the revised edition are:
and 2-bar rhythmic patterns typically used in comping—the
most important accompaniment style in jazz.
instruction and examples of how to colorize and jazz up a
simple chord progression.
jazz chords including: triads, 6th, 7th,
extended, and altered.
theories: major and minor scales, diatonic triads and seventh
chords, basic harmony, 12-bar blues, etc.
accompaniment styles: four-to-the-bar, comping,
fingerstyle, bossa-nova, walking-bass comping,
and contemporary 16th-note comping.
A chapter is
typically divided into subsections where a handful of guitar
chords and rhythmic patterns are introduced—adequate amount of
information for a student to digest and practice at a time without
feeling overwhelmed. A section can also be an ideal weekly
assignment in classroom or private lesson. These step-by-step
approach and bit-by-bit presentation help to make learning jazz
rhythm guitar enjoyable and accessible to both a beginner and a
Jazz Guitar Chords and Accompaniment
Edition) is scheduled for a April 2003 release, but Six Strings is
now taking advance orders (Web-site: http://www.sixstringsmusicpub.com/
E-mail: order/ P.O. Box 7718, Torrance, CA
90504/ Tel: 800-784-0203, Fax: 310-362-8864). The book is
available for $15.95, plus $3.95 Shipping & Handling (L.A.
County residents add 8.25% sales tax/ other CA residents add 7.25%
sales tax). Dealers can order from the company’s exclusive
distributor, Music Sales Corporation (Tel: 800-431-7187).
the student attains a certain level of confidence and competency
with jazz, accompanying other musicians will be gratifying. Jazz Guitar Chords and Accompaniment
skillfully prepares the guitarist for such an experience, likely
to be the first of many more.
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