Concepts for Various Jazz Styles
By Chris Buono
The Improv Series
Guitar Method or Supplement
Book & CD
Jazz Soloing Strategies for Guitar is a study of essential and innovative approaches to jazz improvisation. Designed for blues and rock guitarists with a desire to broaden their musical vocabulary, this book shows you important concepts for playing great jazz solos. Eight full-length solos in a variety of jazz styles, ranging from classic standards and Gypsy jazz to Latin, modal, and smooth jazz, are covered in great detail. The chord progressions are analyzed, as well as the techniques, structural characteristics, and material used to improvise over them. This book takes an intelligent and thorough approach to shed new light on jazz guitar soloing and provides you with fresh strategies to apply to your own playing. A CD demonstrating all the examples in the book and for playing along is included.