Find new ways to negotiate progressions and internalize re-harmonization ideas.
In this class, John and Sean initially trade choruses on “Alone Together”, demonstrating pedal points, voice leading, double stops, open string voicings, and re-harmonization ideas on common cadences and turnarounds. Other topics referenced include the importance of melody to internalize song form and as a reference and context for improvisation. Implied time versus obviously stated rhythm is also demonstrated.
Sub-topic 1 Different approaches to solo guitar
Sub-topic 2 Rhythmic subdivisions and internalizing time and form
Sub-topic 3 Importance of space as a creative element of improvising.
- Chord Melody
- Chord Voicings
- Modern Jazz Guitar