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Guitar Lick Factory: Building Great Blues, Rock, and Jazz Linesby Jesse Gress
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For beginning, intermedia, and advanced players, "Guitar Lick Factory offers hundreds of ready-to-play licks to help guitarists ignite their music with exciting melodic lines while expanding their creativity. with hundreds of musical examples and exercises in the various forms of blues, rock, and jazz, this encyclopedic but accessible collection presents the licks in modular form as short melodic fragments in regular notion and tablature. The igneous grid system shows readers how combine, reconfigure, an rhythmically alter the licks to create countless variations over numerous chord combinations. Presented in an entertaining "factory tour" format, the book also gives blues and rock players a foundation in jazz, and shows jazz players the key to performing authentic blues and rock.
Guitar Lick Factory offers hundreds of ready-to-play licks — the lines that help create irresistible music. Beginning and intermediate guitarists can use these licks on their next gig, whether they play blues, rock, or jazz.
Organized by the three genres, this accessible "encyclopedia" presents the licks in modular form as short melodic fragments, which can be reconfigured into endless combinations. Players learn how to extract dozens of rhythmic and melodic variations from each example, and how to use each lick over different chords. All the licks can be mixed and matched into longer improvisations, opening the door to jazz for blues and rock players, helping jazz players acquire blues and rock authenticity, and inspiring all guitarists to create their own licks.
Written by the music editor of "Guitar Player, Guitar Lick Factory" offers hundreds of ready-to-play licks the lines that help create irresistible music. Beginning and intermediate guitarists can use these licks on their next gig, whether they play blues, rock, or jazz.
There's nothing like the feeling you get when you add a new guitar lick to your musical vocabulary. An encyclopedia of hip lines, Guitar Lick Factory helps beginning and intermediate guitarists build their lick repertoires. In addition, it opens the door to jazz for blues and rock players of all levels, gives jazzers the key to authentic blues and rock, and shows the important connections among all three genres. It contains hundreds of ready-to-play licks presented as short melodic modules. Using Jesse Gress's ingenious grid system, players will learn how to extract dozens of melodic, harmonic and rhythmic variations from each module.
A user-friendly guide for guitarists looking to increase their melodic vocabulary to create great music on the guitar.
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