Larry Coryell's Jazz Guitar, Volume 3 DVD

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Larry Coryell's Jazz Guitar three part DVD series presents an intense and challenging study of jazz guitar ideas. This third volume is for the guitarist who is really serious about playing advanced music. The following subjects are discussed:
  • Sweep-picking, back-picking, playing triplets with pick and fingers and how you can apply these techniques.
  • Rhythm guitar playing, i.e. with plectrum; Brazilian-oriented fingerstyle techniques.
  • Chords and bass lines in four-beat jazz using just the fingers.
  • Comping on John Coltrane's, "Giant Steps".
  • How to solo over, "Giant Steps", using harmonic "shortcuts" and unorthodox chord changes.
  • Reharmonization of both the melody and the so-called "blowing" changes when they differ from the melody changes.
  • Complete transcription of both melody and reharmonized "blowing" changes for Charles Mingus's, "Goodbye Porkpie Hat", plus tips on improvising ideas.
  • Defining characteristics of advanced improvisation. A detailed tab/mkusic instructional booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. ©2006, DVD, 83 minutes.