Jazz Pentatonics: Advanced Improvising Concepts for Guitar

by Bruce Saunders
$16.67
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Book with online audio. For intermediate to advanced players wishing to expand their melodic and harmonic vocabulary. Covers the minor 7, dominant 7, minor 7(b5) and major (b6) pentatonics and provides many etudes and exercises from which to draw improvisational ideas. All the exercises are included on the audio, the more difficult ones in slow & faster tempos. Also includes play-along tracks. Note/tab. 48 pp.   More Details...
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Contents:

  • Chapter one: minor seventh pentatonic scale
  • Five perpendicular fingering exercises
  • Lateral fingerings
  • Harmonic uses of minor seventh pentatonic
  • Exercises, Study No. 1
  • Melodic voice leading introduction
  • Study No. 2
  • Practice starting notes
  • Chapter two: minor seventh flat five pentatonic scale
  • Harmonic uses of minor seventh flat five pentatonic
  • Five perpendicular fingerings
  • Minor ii-V-I patterns
  • Study No. 3
  • Ex. 15, delayed application of pentatonic
  • Ex. 16 Phyrgian chord use
  • Chapter three: dominant seventh pentatonic scale
  • Harmonic uses of dominant seventh pentatonic
  • Combination lateral/perpendicular fingerings
  • Ex. 18 & 19/major ii-V-I sequences
  • Study No. 4/F major blues
  • Study No. 5/C minor blues
  • Study No. 6/Solarize changes study
  • Chapter four: major flat sixth pentatonic scale scale
  • Harmonic uses of major flat sixth pentatonic
  • Ex. 20 & 21/ii-V-I sequence using skips
  • Study No. 7/Love changes with skips
  • Appendix: practice tracks & answer key
  • Practice track No. 1 Leaves key of G, minor seventh suggestions
  • Practice track No. 2 Leaves key of Bb, minor seventh suggestions
  • Practice track No. 3 Love changes, mixed pentatonic suggestions
  • Practice track No. 4 Solarize changes, mixed pentatonic suggestions
  • Practice track No. 5 F blues key of Bb, mixed pentatonic suggestions
  • Pracitce track No. 6 Yesterdaze, mixed pentatonic suggestions
  • Answer key for page 18
  • Answer key for page 19