Six month, home study course with 55 page PDF workbook in tab and notation
with over six hours of "Work/Play Along" MP3 audio
Develop your ear as you learn to outline chords and reaffirm tonality while playing lyrical solos with these popular Latin and fusion tunes. Dive into the challenges of double time phrases. Build your technique and confidence playing these tough, rich jazz solo lines over practice tracks. Melodies in octaves, chords and blues styles.
Prerequisite: Jazz Guitar Course 1 &2 or equivalent experience.
LESSON 1 "BLUES BOSSA 1" Play this jazz classic in octaves & analyze the harmonic progression & substitutions. Includes Joe Diorio & Rich Severson solos. Develop unique and interesting lines in minor. LESSON 2 "BLUES BOSSA 2" Continue exploring this classic. Learn a chord melody & four more solos that reaffirm the tonal centers. Add another Diorio solo that reflects Joe's "far out" use of intervals. A real "Must know". LESSON 3 "JOSIE" Learn this popular Steely Dan tune done in a Larry Carlton style. Includes melody, chord dictionary & a challenging solo, designed for a distorted fusion sound. LESSON 4 "WAVE 1" Introduces this Jobim Bossa Nova standard with chord melody, comping & soloing ideas around this beautiful progression. LESSON 5 "WAVE 2" Introduces double time phrases. Master 27 different phrases & how to use them to construct a solo using flurries of notes contrasted with space. Build technique while learning great lines. LESSON 6 'WAVE 3" Complete solo using more double time phrases where two or more are connected together. A great sounding solo further develops your chops & gives you confidence to double time your solo in other songs.
USB drives save room on your hard drive, you'll avoid losing your download lessons if your computer crashes, and you can play them on different computers! So convenient, load it on any device and take it anywhere in your pocket!! Be sure to keep in a safe place.
Here's a video of Rich's Guitar Titans doing "Josie"