GUITARTRAINING - DETAILS:

What will I get?

GUITAR TRAINING material meanwhile consists of almost 900 pages of jazz guitar material, (GT XL 200 pages, the other material (including add-ons, transcriptions and Special Edition around 700 pages)

Everything is written in printable notation and tabulature. You will get a pdf document with linked audio files and videos. It is available in English and German.


Audio and Video files:

Each of the exercises comes with an audio file (in mp3 format) at a moderate tempo. Moreover there are backing tracks for every tune and almost every exercise. Many exercises come with a video that shows the chord voicing or the improvisation. Live fretboard view for all chords, comping and voicing exercises.

Tablet compatibility:

Just copy the pdf file to your tablet (Android, IOS or Windows), install Adobe Reader and you are ready to go. Video files will be played back in your browser, if you have internet access.


Details:

- scales ( major, melodic and harmonic minor, altered scale, blues scale……. )
- technical exercises for daily practice
- pentatonic scales - arpeggios
- chord charts - basic-chords und advanced chords
- voicings for many standard tunes
- comping and solo examples for standard chord progressions as in:

- Blue Bossa, - Autumn Leaves, - Satin Doll, - Take the A-Train, - Misty, - One Note Samba,
- All the things you are, - Rhythm Changes, - Blues, - Bossa, - Swing and much more….

- block chords Wes Montgomery style
- tons of patterns in dorian, mixolydian , II - V - I, altered and half-diminished,
- turnaround phrases (I - VI - II - V)
- diagrams and charts for drop2 und drop3 voicings, chord inversions
- substitution charts for chords and scales


What do I need to work with the material?

All you need is a computer with Windows OS or MAC OS plus a version of Adobe Reader for MAC or Foxit Reader for PC and an active internet connection. If direct media access doesn´t work (if you are offline..), you can always open the media files manually from the data folders. They are named according to the pages of the book.
Please have in mind that you won´t get a physical book! Of course you can print out the pages yourself.


Is the material too difficult for me?

The book contains material for all levels. There are basic exercises as well as advanced exercises. Basic harmonic and technical knowledge is recommended as there are only little verbose explanations, that´s why it is called „training“.

What´s the language of the material?

An English and a German version are included in the download package.