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  1. #451

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    Erm, unvaluable or invaluable? Big difference!

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    The Jazz Guitar Chord Dictionary
     
  3. #452

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    haha sorry for my English

  4. #453

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    Quote Originally Posted by pedro-sanz View Post
    haha sorry for my English
    Your English is fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pedro-sanz
    Not sure if this has been commented in this forum, there is a digital version of the Mickey Baker book (the one with yellow cover) in Apple Books, perfect for the ipad.

    I am newcomer to guitar and love jazz since I was a child, for some reasons I never had the chance to learn music, I am self taught and progressing with this amazing book ( after trying other methods). I am analysing every detail and trying hard to learn the theory, I have advanced really a lot, now at lesson 15.

    my method is this: I created a Word doc where I paste every lesson and chord progression one by one, I write notes to every detail, paste theory to support each exercise, write the harmonic analysis, paste the graph of every chord at granular level with the intervals shown and inversions. So far I have around 96 pages explaining everything. I use the metronome and follow the very valuable tips share in this thread including the explanations given by Michael Joyce at Mickey Baker and the videos made by Rob at Rob MacKillop ~ Musician, invaluable resources! I can share the chord figures with intervals I someone is interested.

    I am enjoying this a lot, not sure if this will take me two years to complete but this is a phenomenal process. Thanks everyone for this support !
    Chord figures with intervals would be great
    I am working through the book again and really enjoying the chord progressions


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    for many that were Pre-Tech (internet) Baker was the Book..

    I was in the "I want to know everything" stage..and as suggested I wrote out all exercises in all keys and went through the book twice so yeah it was a two year study 52 lessons -one a week
    and I learned basic music reading and writing in the process ..with some theory and harmony..

    It was lucky to be in a community of musicians and found other guitarist to play/experiment with every day..for hours!! ..so the lessons were reinforced with actual playing with other musicians

    I learned alot from advanced guitarists who were already into jazz blues and prog rock at the time

    the Baker book was/and still is a good primer to get you started in jazz and music in general

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    Quote Originally Posted by android View Post
    Chord figures with intervals would be great
    I am working through the book again and really enjoying the chord progressions
    Here I attach the pdf with all of the chords with intervals, I have kept the book order and added some variations as suggested by Michael Joyce in his website.
    If you find a typo pls let me know so that I can update and re-upload.
    Mickey-Baker-chords-v1.pdf

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    Nice. Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pedro-sanz View Post
    Here I attach the pdf with all of the chords with intervals, I have kept the book order and added some variations as suggested by Michael Joyce in his website.
    If you find a typo pls let me know so that I can update and re-upload.
    Mickey-Baker-chords-v1.pdf
    That's a great format. Look at number 12 on book 2, there is no 7th in that chord labeled Cmaj7(9). As it is diagrammed, I'd call it C(add9)

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    I would love to see your Word document! That would be VERY nice of you to share!

    Best,
    Bill R.

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    @jdazey:
    thank you

    @fep:
    Thank you for your comment. Book 2 Chord 12 Mickey is calling this a "Cmaj9". I agree with you that it sounds more correct to call it Cadd9 since it is a triad plus the 9th. I have updated the file, here attached again.

    @Bill R:
    I am not using Word to create the graphics, I use the Mac app called Curio which is fantastic, then I paste all the diagrams as images in Word. If you have Curio I have no problem to share the native file, just let me know.
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