for: Melody instrument (C) [guitar/piano/keyboard]
Music lesson book, online audio
|Scope||124 pages; 23 × 30.5 cm|
Learn to play the blues in several styles – jazz, Latin, fusion, rock and funk – in all keys with step-by-step instructions, practice tips and play-along audio tracks. Even if you are a complete beginner, this easy-to-understand instructional guide will help you develop essential reading, technique, rhythmic syncopation, performance and composing skills, and get you improvising in no time!
The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
Jeff Harrington is an assistant professor in the Woodwind Department at Berklee College of Music. He received his B.M. from Berklee and his M.M. from the New England Conservatory of Music. Harrington is a tenor saxophonist and recording artist, and has performed internationally with artists including Ricky Ford, Milt Hinton, Toots Thielemans and Makoto Ozone.