Surprisingly, most guitar player who wants to discover the world of jazz starting in the era of the 50s, 60s, or much later. Players like Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, George Benson, Pat Metheny, and many more are more well known as players like Carl Kress, Freddie Green, Dick McDonough, Eddie Lang, Charlie Christian or Nick Lucas. But apart from that, the music of these jazz roots players is just as beautiful as later players and is a great source for inspiration. This music helps you to understand everything which comes after in the world of jazz. In this book, I would like to take you on a quick journey through the styles of roots jazz and swing music of the 20s and 30s.
In this guide i will take you to a journey through the very first styles of jazzguitar. Learn Chords, Comping, Improvisation with Diagrams, Explanations and 5 original Compositions of mine.