Chord, arpeggio and scale repertoire, taught in the context of the most common chord sequences, enabling students to gain fluency in making chord changes as they learn the individual chords.
Contains... More > triad and seventh chords in all keys, with numerous alternative fingerings.
All the exercises are written out in full, so that the charts for each exercise are fully visible on a single page.
Exercises are laid out in key signature order, following the cycle of fifths.
Lead playing is facilitated by exercises in arpeggios, pentatonic scales, and modes built around the chord progressions.
The accompanying text provides an understanding of the principles of diatonic harmony.
Designed with students in mind, this book would also make a useful reference for more experienced players.
Supplementary chapters provide an overview of:
Suspended chords and sixth chords;
The harmonic and melodic minor scales and the blues scale;
Diminished chords and scales;
Augmented chords and scales;
Chord substitution.< Less