Beginning Jazz Guitar
by Jody Fisher
The National Guitar Workshop's (USA) Jazz Guitar Method
Anyone with a knowledge of basic chords adn guitar scale fingerings can dig right in and start learning to play jazz right away. Spanning from the major scale and basic triad theory all the way up to extended chords and modes, this book features a full-length etude or song to go with every new concept introduced in the book. Beginning Jazz Guitar breaks the age-old tradition of dry, intimidating and confusing jazz books, and provides an actual step-by-step and enjoyable method for learning to play in this style. Clearly organized into easily mastered segments, each chapter is divided into separate lessons on harmony or improvisation.
All four books in this series are loaded with:
Examples in standard music notation and TAB
Full-length songs to practice
Large, easy-to-read scale and chord diagrams
Teachers and students alike will love the clearly organized lesson format.
In this series are also:
Intermediate Jazz Guitar by Jody Foster
Mastering Jazz Guitar Chord/Melody by Jody Foster
Mastering Jazz Guitar Improvisation by Jody Foster