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Basic Jazz Rhythm Guitar: Comping in the Freddie Green Style
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Every jazz guitarist needs to be familiar with the accompaniment style of Freddie Green. Freddie Green was the guitarist for the Count Basie orchestra for decades and his sound and comping technique were defining aspects of this legendary group. Four-to-the-bar strumming, essential chord voicings and voice leading ideas are covered in this informative 58-minute DVD and accompanying chart. A must have for any aspiring rhythm guitarist.
DVD CONTENTS
The Beginning
Introduction and Tuning
Freddie Green History
Diagram Explanation
3 Note Voicings
4 to the Bar Rhythm
Press & Lift Method
Approach Chords
Using Approach Chords (Song)
Inversions
Using Inversions (Song)
Developing Good Time
Drawing Upon Inversions
Example of Inversion Comping (Song)
How to Move Inversions
Common 4 Note Chords / Inversions
Diatonic Substitutions
Using Diatonic Substitutions (Song)
Common Blues Walks
Using Blues Walks (Song)
Summary
Closing Blues

CHART CONTENTS
Chord Spelling Chart

Freddie Green Chords
Lowest Note on 6th String
Maj7, Major, Maj6, 7, m7, minor, m6, m7b5, dim7

Lowest Note on 5th String
Maj7, Maj6, 7, m7, m6, m7b5, dim7

Basic Blues
Approach Chord Examples
Chord change with approach chords

Chord Inversions

I to IV Motion