Guitarist s Guide to Scales Over Chords

Author: Chad Johnson
Publisher: Hal Leonard
ISBN: 9781480356283
Release Date: 2010-11-01
Genre: Music

(Guitar Educational). Lots of guitar players know several scales, but how many really know what to do with them? With Guitarist's Guide to Scales Over Chords , you'll learn how to apply the most commonly used scales in a musical manner. This book examines how scales and chords are closely linked and how this relationship is key to crafting memorable, intelligent solos. If you've been stuck in a pentatonic rut, or you feel that you're constantly relying on the same old patterns, this is the book for you! The book covers 14 scales in detail, and the audio features 99 tracks, including 15 backing track progressions for practice.

Chord Tone Soloing

Author: Barrett Tagliarino
Publisher: Musicians Institute Press
ISBN: 0634083651
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Music

(Musicians Institute Press). Learn how the professionals create monster solos with this easy-to-use book/CD pack! The accompanying CD includes 68 tracks of exercises, licks, solo examples, and play-alongs. Includes all necessary foundation materials; detailed instructions on how and what to practice; essential concepts for players at every level; developing your real-time melodic reflexes; soloing over any progression in any style of music; using chords as an endless source of ideas; and more.

Big Book of Backing Tracks

Author: Chad Johnson
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781495002854
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre: Music

(Guitar). This book contains a collection of 200 chord progressions over which you can practice your latest and greatest licks, plus audio demos of every single one. The audio tracks range from approximately one minute (for the short progressions) to four minutes or more (for the full-length "song" progressions), and numerous styles, keys, and tempos are covered to make sure you're well-versed in practically every style. Rest assured, you'll get plenty of time to milk your melodies for all they're worth! Whether you're a rocker, a jazzer, a bluesman, or a bluegrasser, the Big Book of Backing Tracks has plenty for you.

Scale Chord Relationships

Author: Michael Mueller
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0634019945
Release Date: 2001-02-01
Genre: Music

(Guitar Educational). Scale Chord Relationships teaches players how to determine which scales to play with which chords, so guitarists will never have to fear chord changes again! This book/CD pack explains how to: recognize keys; analyze chord progressions; use the modes; play over nondiatonic harmony; use harmonic and melodic minor scales; use symmetrical scales such as chromatic, whole-tone and diminished scales; incorporate exotic scales such as Hungarian major and Gypsy minor; and much more!

Incredible Scale Finder Music Instruction

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781476858487
Release Date: 2001-07-01
Genre: Music

(Guitar Method). Learn to use the entire fretboard with the Incredible Scale Finder ! This book contains more than 1,300 scale diagrams for the most important 17 scale types, including major and minor scales, pentatonics, the seven major modes, diminished, melodic minor, harmonic minor, and more in all 12 keys! Basic scale theory is also presented to help you apply these colorful sounds in your own music.

Chord Melody Guitar

Author: Bruce Buckingham
Publisher: Musicians Inst Press
ISBN: 9780634032110
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Music

(Musicians Institute Press). Master the art of blending melody and harmony on the guitar with this book/CD pack. It includes in-depth studies of chords and chord melodies as well as a CD containing 90 demonstration tracks. Lessons include: the five patterns; chord shells; inversions; voice leading; cadences; diminished chords; and more.

Amazing Phrasing

Author: Tom Kolb
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0634021648
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Music

(Guitar Educational). This book/CD pack explores all the main components necessary for crafting well-balanced rhythmic and melodic phrases. It also explains how these phrases are put together to form cohesive solos. Many styles are covered rock, blues, jazz, fusion, country, Latin, funk and more and all of the concepts are backed up with musical examples. The 50 ideas are divided into five main sections: The Basics covers fundamental but all too often forgotten techniques, such as slurs and vibrato, that can breathe new life into your phrases; Melodic Concepts explores various aspects of melodic phrasing, such as motifs, chromaticism and sequences; Harmonic Embellishments discusses the melodic potential of harmonic intervals (dyads), chords and chord partials; Rhythmic Concepts explores various aspects of rhythmic phrasing, such as accents, free-time phrasing and metric modulation, and how it pertains to melodic soloing; Solo Structure all of the topics discussed in the book come together to help form the big picture. The companion CD contains 89 demos for listening, and most tracks feature full-band backing. Also available for keyboard, tenor saxophone and trumpet.

Ukulele Aerobics

Author: Chad Johnson
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781480370357
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Music

(Ukulele). A 40-week, one-lick-per-day workout program for developing, improving, and maintaining ukulele technique. This title provides practice material for every day of the week and includes audio tracks of all the workouts in the book. Follow this program and you'll see increased speed, improved dexterity, better accuracy, heightened coordination and more in your playing. Musical styles include pop, rock, folk, old-time, blues, jazz, reggae and more! Techniques covered include: strumming, fingerstyle, legato and staccato, hammer-ons and pull-offs, slides, bening, damping, vibrato, tremolo and more.

Connecting Pentatonic Patterns

Author: Tom Kolb
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1423496280
Release Date: 2014-03-01
Genre: Music

(Guitar Educational). If you've been finding yourself trapped in the pentatonic box, then Connecting Pentatonic Patterns is for you! This hands-on instructional book/CD pack offers examples for guitar players of all levels, from beginner to advanced. The only prerequisites are a basic understanding of the minor pentatonic scale and a desire to expand your fretboard horizons. Study this book faithfully, and soon you'll be soloing all over the neck with the greatest of ease. Includes an audio CD with demonstrations of every example in the book, plus jam tracks for practicing!

Jody Fisher s Jazz Guitar Chord Melody Course

Author: Jody Fisher
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN: 0739094068
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Music

One of America's top jazz guitar educators and authors, and a respected jazz chord-melody performer, Jody Fisher clarifies and simplifies the art of creating an arrangement and improvising as a solo guitarist. In his easy-to-understand and enjoyable style, this master of solo guitar teaches all of theory, technique, and arranging skills you need to start a lifelong journey as a solo guitarist. As the author says, "Becoming a solo guitarist is an ongoing learning experience that will reward you with a highly personal form of expression. As a solo guitarist, you will be completely self-reliant; your skills will free you from dependency on anyone else, Also, these skills will transfer directly to group playing, so you can't really lose." Jody Fisher's Jazz Guitar Chord/Melody Course is a must-have for any serious jazz guitarist.

Complete Guitar Improvisation Book

Author: VINCENT BREDICE
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 9781609748036
Release Date: 2010-10-07
Genre: Music

This is an incredibly comprehensive book dealing with every harmonic and technical aspect of guitar improvising. Included are analyses of scales, arpeggios, picking technique, chord progressions, cadences and modulations. In addition, numerous studies and exercises are contained to help you play through the concepts of being taught. the goal is technical and mental mastery of the guitar fingerboard. Tablature is included.

Bassist s Guide to Scales Over Chords

Author: Chad Johnson
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781495073021
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Music

(Bass Instruction). Scales are no stranger to the bass player. We practice them up and down, in different sequences, and in different keys to improve our chops. But how many people really know how to apply them in a musical way? With Bassist's Guide to Scales Over Chords , you'll learn how these two topics are intertwined in a logical and fundamental manner. This key concept is paramount in learning how to create and improvise functional and memorable bass lines or solos reliably time and again. If you're stuck in a root-note rut or find yourself always coming back to the same old tired patterns, this book is for you. It includes 136 audio tracks and 17 extended backing tracks for download or streaming online.

Andrew York s Jazz Guitar for Classical Cats

Author: Andrew York
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739009214
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Music

World-famous guitarist and composer Andrew York has created the "Classical Cats" series to be the classical guitarist's ultimate guide to jazz. This book includes introductory lessons on chord voicings, voice leading, and arranging for solo guitar.

Guitar Chord Encyclopedia

Author: Steve Hall
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0882845292
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Genre: Music

Chords are listed alphabetically and chromatically for easy reference with 36 different chords listed for each key. With chapters on chord theory, intervals, chord construction and use of chords and rhythms in various styles of music, your chord vocabulary will be forever expanding. Over 310 pages!

Guitar Scale Guru

Author: Karl Aranjo
Publisher: Creative Concepts
ISBN: 1569221863
Release Date: 2000-02-01
Genre: Music

(Creative Concepts Publishing). All of the essential diagrams, drawings and information concerning theory, scales, and their uses in one easy-to-use book! Covers the five essential scales for today's guitarists major, major pentatonic, minor, minor pentatonic and blues with a unique Linking System that makes it easy to understand scales like a pro!