For the intermediate to advanced jazz, rock, heavy metal or blues guitarist who wants a BLACK BELT in scales - this is the Holy Grail you have been searching for...
Break out of the box go way beyond just scales and their fingering patterns forget about buying every new Shred video that comes out. This book gives you the theory behind all the cool licks you ever wanted to learn and also includes Modal Sequencing with Rhythmic Permutations to give you kick-ass scale ideas.
From the 22 most important scales to the 2048 alternate scales this isn't just a collection of scales; its an in-depth method for raising your musicianship through understanding how scales interface with every aspect of music.
This book will:
· Expand you palette of scales.
· Demonstrate how to use scales in chord progressions are interrelated and how to use your ear to distinguish these relationships.
· Help you understand the 22 most used scales in improvisation.
· Show how adding notes to a chord will affect the scale you choose.
· Show you how to add accents to your playing to give it a more rhythmic sound.
PLUS, give you 2048 scale possibilities to give your playing more variation and excitement... music theory exercises that apply these scales directly to the guitar via guitar diagrams... and common chord progressions that use these scales.
You will discover:
· How to add articulations such as hammer-ons, pull-offs, staccato and legato notes, slides and vibrato to make your improvisations tastier.
· How to apply arpeggios, use cycles, the right scale for any chord.
· How guide tones, common chord substitutions, and slash chords work.
This book really gives you everything you need to master scales, chords, music theory, slash chords, modal sequencing, polyrhythmic feel, and rhythmic permutation of scales.
This book demystifies all of these subjects and then goes way beyond.
Need further information? Here's a list of the books contents:
(Take a deep breath)
The following scales and their theory are covered:
Melodic Minor Ascending
Locrian Natural 2
Added tensions for the following Chords:
In-Depth coverage of:
In-Depth look Modal Sequences using:
2 Note Modal Sequencing-Seconds
2 Note Modal Sequencing-Thirds
2 Note Modal Sequencing-Fifths
2 Note Modal Sequencing-Sixths
2 Note Modal Sequencing-Sevenths
3 Note Modal Sequencing
4 Note Modal Sequencing
The following Musical Concepts are covered:
Finding the Right Scale
Finding the Natural Scale Sound
Thinking the Way You Hear
List of 2,048 Scales
Regular Chords and Slash Chords
Slash Chord Possibilities
After this book, you will definitely have a black belt in Scales!
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Guitarist Bruce Arnold has developed an extensive reputation as a composer educator and guitar virtuoso. He has created a unique signature sound that stems from his combination of jazz techniques and 20th Century compositional methods. He has played with such diverse musicians as Stuart Hamm, Peter Erskine, Joe Pass, Joe Lovano, Randy Brecker, Stanley Clarke, the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Arnold is also deeply devoted to music education and had written more than 60 music instruction. Mr. Arnold currently teaches at Princeton University. He has taught at some of the most prestigious music schools in America, including the New England Conservatory of Music, Dartmouth College, Berklee College of Music, New School University, City College of New York and NYU.
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Book Description Muse Eek Publishing, 2005. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1594899878
Book Description Muse Eek Publishing, 2005. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111594899878
Book Description Muse Eek Pub Co, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. spiral-bound edition. 360 pages. 11.25x9.75x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1594899878