The Easy Guide to Jazz Guitar Arpeggios
This Jazz Arpeggios E Book is a great addition to a players arsenal with very easy to follow diagrams clearly written notation accompanied by excelent audio examples, a 'must have' for the aspiring Jazz Guitar player . Very good value for money. Highly recommended!
Well done to Matt & Dirk for another excellent Ebook!
Just started on the material, but looks very much like what my Jazz lessons covered back 'in the day', only this eBook takes it further.
As far as 'boring up and down' ... these are jazz arpeggios, and how I was originally taught them was to drill on them in all positions and eventually they become second nature and you'll find yourself with 'go-to' patterns.
Great stuff to have under one cover, thanks!
From the very first page this arpeggio e-book makes learning super easy; breaking down each arpeggio shape with clear discriptions, diagrams, example audio and backing tracks to play over.
Super good value for money, I would have paid thrice the asking price.
Dave, Birmingham UK
Can anyone tell me what the spelling of this chord: VI7b9, is in plain English? :) I'm having a hard time pronouncing it.
In future books, it might be helpful to write out plain English spellings in parenthesis when first introducing the chord/arp.
Enjoying the book!!
The Roman numeral "VI" is the degree of the scale the chord is based on. In this case it is 6 or chord six in any major key. For example in Cmaj chord six is A minor. In this case it is written in capitals and with a 7b9 so we assume it it is a Dominant 7 chord with a flattened 9th above it.
Spelled : A, C#, E, G, Bb (1 3 5 7 b9)
There are unfortunately a lot of ways to describe music theory and so it can be confusing. Bear in mind it is useful to understand this stuff but not essential to playing great jazz guitar :)
I have bought the Wes and jazz blues books,and i can not be happier
A preview of this one would be great.
What about the jazz blues book part 2?
salutes from Spain
Don't publish this if you want. I want to thank you for your kindness! You are great, tomorrow I'll buy the book for sure!
I bought your Jazz Blues and Montgomery books, great, they changed my playng very well. Is this book a boring up and down exercise book or is it a sistematic and creative way to learn arpeggios? I found always very difficult arpeggio playing, and I would like to learn to use them!
Does this book show the use of arpeggios in common gypsy jazz tunes or address their use in that style? Can you tell us some of the songs that are demonstrated?
The arpeggios are demonstrated over common chords and chord progressions, used in all styles of jazz, as well as over blues, rhythm changes, and Autumn Leaves. We've kept it as open as possible so you can apply the material to any style or genre of jazz you enjoy.
What software do I need to play it on a Mac?
Are there arpeggios for ordinary major and minor chords?
You can open the pdf in Preview on any Mac. If you have an older iOS, sometimes preview will stop working. if that happens you can download Adobe Reader, a free software program that reads pdf files.