tagapublishing.com proudly presents:
Jack Wilkins: Solo Jazz Guitar Seminar
What comes to your mind when you think of “Jazz”?
Do you picture somebody in a black suit playing saxophone in a smoky underground club?
Or do you maybe fantasize about the Manhattan skyline by night?
Obviously, there are MANY meanings and connotations to the word “Jazz.”
For decades, music historians, fans, and critics have debated about the origin and the meaning of this word. We are not claiming to have an ultimate answer to this, but we can point to at least ONE undeniable truth. There is definitely ONE UNWRITTEN LAW when it comes to the term “Jazz.”
Are you ready for it?
From nostalgic memories of Big Bands playing on Broadway in the 1930’s, or black and white pictures showcasing soldiers dancing swing before boarding ships for world war II, to Miles Davis playing legendary concerts at Carnegie Hall…
Jazz and New York, it’s just an inseparable bond, period.
Now, what if YOU could experience and be mentored by someone who has been part of that history for nearly 50 years? Somebody who is not only a native New Yorker but also has been around Jazz for decades.
Taga Publishing is proud to present to you New York’s legend JACK WILKINS.
Jack Wilkins has quietly but firmly established himself as a musician’s musician. His resume is an impressive collection of work, mostly performed in the shadows of some of music’s most celebrated artists ranging from Chet Baker, Buddy Rich, Stan Getz, Charles Mingus, Tony Bennett, Mel Tormé, Ray Charles, Kenny Barron, Morgana King, The Brecker Brothers, Eddie Gomez, Sarah Vaughan, The Manhattan Transfer, Nancy Marano, Jimmy McGriff, Sal Nistico, Zoot Sims, Sheila Jordan, Jay Clayton and Jack DeJohnette.
The list goes on and on, but don’t forget that Jack also has been a regular educator and longtime teacher at the New School, New York University, Long Island University and the Manhattan School of Music. Ever since his highly regarded debut record “Windows” in 1973, Jack Wilkins always continued to impress the Jazz scene and never failed to stretch the boundaries.
If YOU ever wanted to take a part in the New York Jazz legacy, if YOU ever wanted to experience the real charm and romanticism of authentic New York Jazz, if you are the person who ever thought about “making it” in New York, or just SIMPLY taking your Jazz Guitar playing to the next level…
You will get more than just a conventional guitar lesson. You will be taught by somebody who has been there and done that.
TAGA Publishing proudly presents to you Jack Wilkins: Solo Jazz Guitar Seminar
In our interactive video course, Jack shares priceless insights and methods to help you discover and get started in the following:
- I-vi-ii-V Progression
- Diminished Passing Chords
- Tunes that change key
- Adding color to ii-V-I’s
- Altering the V chord
- Inner Voicings
- How to play intros
- How to play Ballads
- Song examples for Here’s That Rainy Day and Misty, Body And Soul, All Of Me, etc…
- and much MUCH more…
As always, all of the performances are tabbed out and notated for your practice, reference and study purposes and all videos are supported by the newest Soundslice Technology.
You also get all of the PDFs available as downloads.
Jack Wilkins: Solo Jazz Guitar Seminar is not only about learning Jack’s style as you too will be able to create and improvise your own Solo Jazz Guitar arrangements after successfully going through this course. You will be prepared and ready to join the New York Jazz scene!
If you ever wanted to experience one of New York’s finest Jazz educators, this is your chance to get first-hand knowledge and advice.
Be a part of New York’s Jazz legacy right now.
Jack Wilkins: Solo Jazz Guitar Seminar is a dream come true for all of us here at tagapublishing.com
If you ever wanted to take your Solo Jazz Guitar skills to a level which enables you to paint pictures in people’s mind with your playing, TAGA Publishing’s Jack Wilkins: Solo Jazz Guitar will deliver you with all the necessary tools that will let you be a part of New York’s authentic Jazz.
|1.1 Playing Introduction by Jack Wilkins||00:05:12|
|1.2 Welcome to Solo Jazz Guitar Seminar||00:01:41|
|2. I-vi-ii-V Progression|
|2.1 I-vi-ii-V Introduction||00:01:10|
|2.2 Diatonic Harmony in (C, F and Bb)||00:01:43|
|2.3 I-vi-ii-V in C and Doo Wop example||00:00:56|
|2.4 I Can’t Get Started I-vi-ii-V example||00:00:36|
|3. Diminished Passing Chords|
|3.1 Diminished Passing Chords||00:01:25|
|4. Tunes that change key|
|4.1 Tunes That Change Keys (All The Things You Are as example)||00:01:38|
|5.2 Adding color to ii-V-Is||00:00:49|
|5.3 Adding more color to ii-V-I’s using Upper Partials||00:01:45|
|5.4 Altering the V chord||00:01:47|
|5.5 Tritone Substitution||00:01:46|
|5.6 ii-V-I Voicings from the 6th string||00:01:08|
|5.7 Another 2 5 1 voicing||00:00:35|
|5.8 ii-V-I Voicings from the 4th string||00:01:08|
|6. Inner Voicings Introduction|
|6.1 Inner Voicings Talking Introduction||00:00:52|
|6.2 Inner Voicings – Autumn Leaves Improv Example||00:03:31|
|6.3 Inner Voicings with Autumn Leaves||00:01:32|
|6.4 How to learn and practice inner voicings||00:00:00|
|6.5 How to learn and practice inner voicings continued||00:01:02|
|7. Intros - Ballads that start on a I chord|
|7.1 How to play Introductions Talking||00:01:14|
|7.2 Here’s That Rainy Day Intro example 1||00:00:30|
|7.3 Here’s That Rainy Day Intro example 2||00:00:22|
|7.4 Here’s That Rainy Day Intro example 3||00:01:21|
|7.5 Here’s That Rainy Day Intro example 4||00:00:15|
|7.6 Misty Intro Example 1||00:00:44|
|7.7 Misty Intro Example 2||00:00:30|
|8. Tunes that start on a ii chord|
|8.1 Playing the Last 8 Bars of the Tune as an Intro (Gone with the Wind example)||00:00:57|
|8.2 Gone With the Wind Intro example 2||00:00:37|
|8.4 (Chromatic Approach) More tritone substitutions||00:01:26|
|8.5 Tritone Substitution Basic Pattern||00:00:55|
|8.6 Autumn Leaves with Tritone subs||00:00:18|
|9. Uptempo tunes that start on a I chord|
|9.1 All of Me 1 chorus improvisation||00:00:40|
|9.2 All of Me chords and 1 chorus improvisation||00:01:18|
|9.3 All of Me chords||00:01:02|
|9.4 All of Me Intro example 1 (8 Bar)||00:00:53|
|9.5 All of Me Intro example 2 (4 Bar)||00:00:17|
|9.6 All of Me Intro example 3 (I VI ii V)||00:00:40|
|10. Ballads that start on a ii chord|
|10.1 Body and Soul chords||00:00:44|
|10.2 Body and Soul intro example||00:00:00|
|10.3 Body and Soul Whole Tune||00:02:06|
|11.1 In a Sentimental Mood||00:03:48|
|11.2 Like Someone in Love||00:04:35|
|11.3 Waltz For Debby||00:02:53|
|11.5 Butch and Butch||00:04:49|
|11.6 Darn that Dream||00:01:36|
|11.7 Someday my Prince will Come||00:02:40|
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