Discover the Secrets of True Fretboard Freedom and Learn to Effortlessly Play What You Hear with Denis Chang’s Jazz Guitar Fretboard Visualization!
Fretboard organisation and visualisation is the foundation of any guitarist’s playing. Whether your goal is to simply follow chord charts and lead sheets or improvise long flowing jazz guitar solos across the neck, your understanding of the fretboard is going to be integral to your ability to do so.
In this book from master jazz educator Denis Chang, you’ll learn the tried and true methods of fretboard visualisation used by jazz greats throughout history. A systematic approach that logically compartmentalises the fretboard into digestible chunks of information, allowing you to easily connect ear to instrument.
- How to connect your ears to your instrument
- How to organise ideas logically and systematically
- The five essential regions of activity
- The overlap between chordal and scale visualisation
With tons of musical examples, Denis teaches you the musical applications of the CAGED system and how an aspiring jazz guitarist builds on the fundamental principles of CAGED to access higher level harmonic and melodic information. You’ll see these concepts applied to common chord progressions and tunes, allowing you to witness the musical applications and potential immediately.
This book features notation, tab and downloadable audio and guitarpro files for an elevated learning and practice experience.