Jazz Standards for Solo Guitar

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John Stein, Associate Professor of Berklee College of Music, teaches you ten guitar standards arranged for solo guitar. Songs include: Dedicated To You; Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love; I'm Glad There Is You (In This World Of Ordinary People); In A Sentimental Mood; Little Girl Blue; My Foolish Heart; My Romance; Out Of Nowhere; Stella By Starlight; You Don't Know What Love Is. These performance-ready arrangements demonstrate different ways to interpret jazz standards and render them for solo guitar performance. Each includes a technical introduction from the arranger, discussing his motivations and identifying some of the defining aspects of each approach, such as the use of line clich""©, harmony, song form, and modality. In learning these arrangements, you will gain insight into how to craft your own solos. John's recordings include Concerto Internacional de Jazz (Whaling City Sound Records), Encounterpoint (Whaling City Sound Records), Hustle Up (Tightly Knit Records), Green Street (A Records), Portraits and Landscapes (Jardis Records), Conversation Pieces (Jardis Records), Interplay (Azica Records), and Ron Gill Sings the Songs of Billy Strayhorn (WGBH Records) ""2012, Book & CD (50449653)