Jazz Guitar Voicings Vol. 1: The Drop 2 Book

Jazz Guitar Voicings Vol. 1: The Drop 2 Book

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9781883217648

Have you ever wondered how guitarists like Joe Pass, Wes Montgomery and Jim Hall find such full, luscious voicings for their chord melody playing? Well, much of that sound is based on the "Drop 2" principle of chord voicings. This book has sections that cover: All the basic principals ofdrop 2 melody harmonization including passing tones and extension tones as well as basic chord tones. Practical, guitar-friendly methods for cr eating hip, modern sounds by "tweaking" the basic drop 2 voicings. Clearmethods for soloing and comping in drop 2, including melodic enclosures , special guitar-oriented chromatic effects, and a system of modal drop 2 harmony. An organized practice routine, including fingerboard diagramsas well as standard notation, to fully develop all the concepts mention ed above in a hands-on approach, with a minimum of theory. You will findthat this book covers this essential material in a unique way unlike an y other guitar book available today.