Learn Jazz Guitar Bebop Scales – Musically!
Struggling to play convincing jazz guitar solos?
Bebop scales are at the heart of jazz guitar soloing and essential for developing your chops. However, they are greatly misunderstood and often poorly taught, making your jazz solos boring and uninspired.
Enter Bebop Scales for Jazz Guitar! It’s a complete jazz guitar method packed with essential bebop guitar vocabulary – and it’s taught by Eleonora Strino, who has taken the jazz guitar world by storm with her jaw-dropping solos.
You’ll learn these bebop guitar skills:
- How to form bebop scales to suit every chord in the song
- Major, Minor and Dominant Bebop Scales
- How to solo with bebop scales over a Charlie Parker blues
- How to solo with bebop scales over other well-known jazz standards
You’ll be learning bebop guitar scales musically and discovering patterns that are beautiful phrases in their own right.
The essential theory is taught with simple language and is followed by immediate musical application so can add these ideas to your playing instantly.
Learning each bebop scale is broken down into seven simple steps:
One: Learn and play each bebop scale in the five CAGED shapes, covering the full range of the fretboard
Two: Apply this knowledge immediately by playing some easy licks highlighting the bebop notes
Three: Combine the bebop scale with arpeggios to build a library of instant bebop phrases
Four: Apply these phrases with some combined arpeggio/scale licks
Five: Harmonize the bebop scale to create four-note cellular voicings, an idea used by Parker, Coltrane and more.
Six: Further develop your bebop vocabulary with some swinging 1/8th note lines over the II V I chord sequence
Seven: Challenge yourself with some blistering 1/16th note licks and break them down to steal the phrases you like!
Bebop Scales for Guitar Demystified
Bebop Scales for Jazz Guitar includes:
- Full analysis/explanation of every lick
- Clear diagrams to show how bebop licks relate to CAGED shapes across the neck
- Phrasing ideas explained in detail, as you easily apply common jazz soloing techniques
Bonus! Eleonora has recorded two fantastic solos for you to learn that incorporate bebop scale vocabulary naturally, alongside other important musical elements (pentatonic and blues scales, motif development, chordal ideas and more).
Solo 1: A bebop blues to the changes of a popular Charlie Parker tune
Solo 2: A motif-driven solo over the changes of an all-time great jazz standard
Bebop Scales for Jazz Guitar is your comprehensive guide to mastering the three most important bebop scales and puts a wealth of jazz guitar vocabulary at your fingertips.
Complete the experience by downloading the 140 free audio examples that come with the book and capture the feel of every exercise, lick and solo.
Nail the authentic language of bebop jazz guitar today by sitting down for a masterclass with one of the world’s most accomplished jazz guitarists.
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