Complete Joe Pass

Joe Pass

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Item# JGU159
Book: $ 31.95
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Music critics and performers alike have hailed Joe Pass as one of the finest jazz musicians to have ever lived. This book is a collage of many of Joe's thoughts about the guitar as an accompanying and solo instrument. Also, many of Joe's transcribed solos, as well as transcriptions of the famous Joe Pass and Herb Ellis duos, are presented here in standard notation only with chord symbols. The music and life of Joe Pass will continue to inspire and guide musicians through this work.


Key Signatures

Part One - Harmony
  • Chord Basics
  • Chord Substitutions
  • Chord Forms
  • Neighboring Chords
  • Moving Bass Lines
Part Two- Melody
  • Scales
  • "Lead-In" Notes
  • Diminished Lines
  • Chordal Thinking
  • Improvising
  • Blues
  • Rhythm Changes (4/4)
  • Examples (3/4)
Part Three - Joe Pass Jazz Phrases
  • Section One
  • Section Two - Blues
Part Four - Transcriptions
  • Bay City Blues
  • Foxy Chick and a Cool Cat
  • Time In
  • Blues in G
  • Dante's Inferno
  • Grete
Part Five - Joe Pass and Herb Ellis Jazz Duets
  • Bonnie
  • Jazz Waltz
  • Some Of These Days
  • G Blues
  • Hot Stuff
  • Ballad