Featuring in-depth lessons and 40 great jazz classics, the Hal Leonard Jazz Guitar Method is your complete guide to learning jazz guitar.
This book uses real jazz songs to teach you the basics of accompanying and improvising jazz guitar in the style of Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Tal Farlow, Charlie Christian, Jim Hall and many others. Lesson topics include: chords and progressions; scales and licks; comping and soloing styles; chord-melody; intros and endings; technique; equipment and sound; and more! Songs include: Satin Doll • Take the “A” Train • Billie’s Bounce • Impressions • Bluesette • My One and Only Love • Desafinado • Autumn Leaves • Watch What Happens • Misty • Song for My Father • and more. The audio contains 99 tracks for demonstration and play-along. It’s accessed online via a unique code in each book and includes Playback+ tools such as looping, tempo adjustment, and more. “Highly Recommended.” – Just Jazz Guitar
“Filled with well-written examples … bask in the glory of having a lot of great material at your fingertips.” – Downbeat