Everybody’s Jazz Guitar Method is a step-by-step approach that makes playing jazz on the guitar easy and fun! The careful pacing of the material provides exactly what jazz guitar instructional materials needs, an approach that makes students eager to turn the page to see what happens next. This comprehensive book instructs students in the need-to-know concepts of jazz: rhythm, swing, syncopation, jazz chord voicings, jazz theory, improvisation and interaction. The recordings are an integral part of this innovative method providing: comping patterns, accompaniments by a live, professional jazz trio, opportunities for improvisation, and “call and response” practice.
Book 1 Features:
Four major components of jazz: Rhythm, Harmony, Improvisation, and Interaction
Icons that tell students what the authors would say if they were at the lesson and the “inside tips” on playing jazz. Just Jazz, Improve your Improv, and Light-Bulb Moment icons supply insight and help students make connections to the music
Jazz Theory is presented in an easy to understand format
Extensive improvisation study on the ii-V-I chord progression with recordings