Contemporary Latin Jazz Guitar
The most comprehensive book ever written on Latin jazz guitar playing; from its roots in Afro-Cuban music to the great contemporary masters!Traditional lines from the Tres, cuatro and requinto adapted to the guitar in the style of Arsenio Rodriguez, Yomo Toro, El Güero Gil, etc.
Piano adaptations and solutions for the guitar patterned after Bebo Valdes, Clare Fischer, Eddie Palmieri, etc.
Step-by-step instruction on how to play guajeos, montunos and other Afro-Cuban styles on guitar
Transcription and analysis of key guitarists, composers and arrangers such as George Benson, Chico OFarrill, Clare Fischer, Stan Appelbaum, Cal Tjader and La Playa sextet
Stylistic analysis of highly influential guitarists such as Juanito Marquez, Paul Alicea, Sonny Henry, Edgardo Miranda, Carlos Emilio Morales, Bobby Redfield, Carlos Santana and Steve Khan.
Transcriptions and analysis of jazz guitar greats playing Latin music, like Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell, Attila Zoller, Danny Embrey and Steve Khan. And much more!
Over 250 audio files of the author playing each exercise! 196 pages.
Table of Contents
Page 59 and Track 263
Page 107 and Track 325
Track 263 2-3 Son Clave #1
Track 325 2-3 Son Clave Guajeo Octave and Intervals
Track 349 Todo lo que fuiste 2-3 Son Clave Changes Montuno and Improvisation