This book presents material that will help the intermediate guitarist improve the playing and sight-reading of big band guitar parts, while expanding their knowledge of the instrument at the same time. Extensive exercises dealing with the various chord qualities and the corresponding voicings are included, as well as sections on reading, improvising, and sample big band guitar parts.
CD included with recordings of select exercises
Special section on Freddie Greene style
Shortcuts and tips on substitution chords
Tips on playing over a blues progression
Section on interpreting articulation markings. ©2008, Book & CD, 80 pages.