John Scofield's distinctive style is a blend of jazz, funk, rock, blues and New Orleans music, combined with unsurpassed improvisational ability and melodic invention. John has recorded and played with jazz great Miles Davis, has appeared on numerous landmark jazz recordings and has distinguished himself as a composer and leader. |
On JAZZ-FUNK GUITAR I, John's multi-faceted style is covered in depth as he discusses: intervallic ideas, chordal concepts, string-skipping, playing lines across the fingerboard, developing a personal sound.
On JAZZ-FUNK GUITAR II, John's compositional approach is covered in depth. Using examples from his tunes, John goes over concepts such as: chromaticism, playing over changes, form, contour, voice-leading, pedal tones.
Special features include: Tuning segment, John Scofield-On Improvisation, Bonus Lesson-Double Stop Funk Grooves, Jazz-Funk Guitar-Book and CD Preview, Additional Product Previews, Printable PDF reference materials, Internet connectivity. Running time: Approx. 140 minutes