Master the Harmonic & Melodic Minor Scales for Jazz Guitar
At last, a straightforward guide to using the often-confusing Harmonic and Melodic minor scales, designed especially for jazz guitarists!
Harmonic & Melodic Minor Jazz Guitar Soloing teaches the why, how, when, and where of these powerful scales with a methodical approach that will develop your jazz guitar soloing as you go.
Three Steps to Musically Mastering Jazz Minor Scales
You’ll be playing fresh ideas immediately with this creative, practical book on Harmonic and Melodic jazz guitar minor soloing.
Step 1: You’ll master each scale in a musical way around five minor chord shapes that span the range of the neck. It’s similar to CAGED, but tailored specifically for jazz guitarists.
Step 2: Quickly “road test” each scale with a series of exciting licks to get its sound in your ears.
Step 3: Apply Harmonic and Melodic minor sounds to minor and major ii V I progressions.
Along the way you’ll learn some great tips and tricks on how to seamlessly blend these scales with other musical approaches.
Study The Masters of Jazz Guitar
Next, you’ll focus on the important issue of when to use these scales for maximum effect. You’ll discover how to freshen up your playing with musical substitution ideas that become more contemporary as the book progresses.
Discover the approaches of Wes Montgomery, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Jonathan Kreisberg, Gilad Hekselman, Lage Lund and more.
Incredible Attention to Your Learning Goals
In Harmonic & Melodic Minor Jazz Guitar Soloing,
- Each substitution idea is explained in detail
- Learn exactly which minor scale to reach for and when
- Discover how to combine harmonic and melodic minor scales with Dorian and Lydian sounds
- Master 128 creative jazz licks that expand your jazz guitar soloing vocabulary
- Create structured jazz lines using motivic and rhythmic development
Apply Harmonic & Melodic Minor Licks to Freshen Up Any Jazz Standard
Finally, you’ll learn to apply everything you’ve learned to an essential jazz standard and discover how to freshen it up with your new-found skills of Harmonic & Melodic minor sounds. By the end you’ll have an unlimited spectrum of melodic ideas to draw from.
In fact, you’ll have mastered the tools to analyze and refresh your soloing on any jazz standard you play.
Go Beyond Predictable Jazz Guitar
If you feel your jazz guitar solos are getting predictable and you always reach for the same ideas, Harmonic & Melodic Minor Jazz Guitar Soloing is the antidote.
It’s the perfect pathway into the sounds of a whole new generation of jazz guitarists.
Buy it now!