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Quartal Harmony & Voicings for Guitar


This book contains a study and breakdown of "harmony in 4ths". The introduction of quartal harmony in modern jazz began in the 1960's. Compositions by Miles Davis and John Coltrane such as "Impressions" and "So What" showcased chord voicings derived from quartal harmony.
Level: , 72 pages
RefNr: MB99971BCD
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Written by: Tom Floyd

Format: Method Medium: Book/CD
Series: Publisher: Mel Bay
Genre: * | Theory - Jazz | * | Theory - harmony/chords |

The purpose of this book is to show guitarists how to function in an area of harmony mostly dominated by keyboard players. Common uses of quartal harmony are demonstrated and analyzed. Exercises and compositions in the style of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and others are included. Companion CD contains demonstrations of all exercises.

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