Sitting In: Jazz Guitar, Backing Tracks and Improv Lessons

by Jody Fisher
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CLEARANCE PRICED! Book/DVD-ROM set. Brings the band to you anytime so you can practice comping patterns and soloing with the same energy as playing live. Lots of tips and techniques. The DVD-ROM features high-quality studio play-along tracks performed by a live band. TNT 2 software is a perfect practice tool that lets you slow down tracks, isolate and loop parts, and change tempos and keys. Note/tab. 80 pp.   More Details...

Contents:

  • About the Author
  • Acknowledgments
  • How to Use This Book
  • Working with the Play-Along Tracks
  • Some General Thoughts About Improvisation

Songs:

  • Blues 4 Nubeez (Jazz Blues)
  • Bop Top Blues (Jazz Blues)
  • Strollin' (Jazz Blues)
  • Minor Infraction (Minor Blues)

Tunes Based on Standard Changes

  • All These Things (Standard Changes)
  • Little Teapots (Standard Changes)
  • A Wavin' Raven (Standard Changes)
  • Romance (Ballad)
  • Archeology (Rhythm Changes)
  • Windows and Doors (Modal Jazz)

More Tunes

  • Points of View (Standard Changes)
  • Squeaky Clean (Standard Changes)
  • Sunflower Seeds (Modal Jazz)
  • Desert Blossom (Contemporary Jazz)
  • Spring Ahead (Ballad)
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B
  • Appendix C
  • Appendix D

SONGS BY CATEGORY

JAZZ BLUES

  • Blues 4 Nubeez
  • Bop Top Blues
  • Strollin'

MINOR BLUES

  • Minor Infraction

STANDARD CHANGES

  • All These Things
  • Little Teapots
  • A Wavin' Raven
  • Points of View
  • Squeaky Clean

BALLAD

  • Romance
  • Spring Ahead

RHYTHM CHANGES

  • Archeology

MODAL JAZZ

  • Windows and Doors
  • Sunflower Seeds

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ

  • Desert Blossom