Master Advanced Modern Jazz Guitar Chords with this Creative Method
“Every book I’ve seen from Tim Pettingale is so well done. Lots of wonderful information and always very clearly delivered.”–Mike Stern
“This is the kind of book I’ve wanted to see for a long time. I strongly recommend it – it’s excellent!”–Ulf Wakenius
In recent years, players like Kurt Rosenwinkel, Julian Lage and Jonathan Kreisberg have taken jazz guitar chord playing into new sonic territory – but until now, there has been no clear roadmap to help you develop these skills…
If you’ve ever been puzzled by the advanced chord structures used in modern jazz guitar – how to play them, or where to use them – Modern Jazz Guitar Chord Concepts is your comprehensive guide.
It’s a creative method that gets you playing real music from page one, anywhere on the neck.
An easy-to-follow guide to contemporary jazz guitar chords
Modern Jazz Guitar Chord Concepts guides you through the most useful altered and extended major, minor and dominant chord structures, while teaching you multiple voicings for each that can be used in actual musical situations.
You’ll learn how play and apply…
- Major 7#11, Major 7#5 and Major 7b5 chords
- Major 11s and 13s
- Minor 6/9, minor b6 and minor 11b9s
- Every type of altered dominant chord
… and learn how they work together to create great music.
Master jazz guitar chords anywhere on the fretboard
You’ll also discover how to get unlimited mileage from a single chord shape by using it in different situations to create unique jazz chord voicings.
- How to visualize and play chords anywhere on the neck using a simple mapping technique
- How to reorder intervals to create fresh sounding voicings
- How to use voice leading ideas to connect chords together into beautiful phrases
Learn advanced jazz chords and substitutions musically
Every single chord in this book is taught in the context of a common chord progression. You’ll begin by learning each new jazz voicing in the context of a ii V I progression before quickly applying it to dozens of must-know jazz standard tunes.
You’ll also learn some of the most sophisticated substitution ideas used in modern jazz harmony and discover some incredible chord substitution concepts.
Create your own compelling jazz guitar chord arrangements
The final chapter brings everything together and shows you how to create a modern jazz guitar chord arrangement from scratch. You’ll consolidate your skills by learning…
- How to harmonize advanced chords around a simple melody
- How to compose creative chord phrases using multiple voicings
- How to apply substitution ideas to create compelling, beautiful arrangements
And there’s more! You’ll also learn a full performance piece that demonstrates each technique in practice. After working through Modern Jazz Guitar Chord Conceptsyou’ll be masterfully writing your own jazz chord arrangements and taking your jazz guitar comping skills to the next level.
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