Charlie Christian: Selected Guitar TAB Edition Solos from by Charlie Christian,Chip Henderson

By Charlie Christian,Chip Henderson

for lots of, the tale of jazz guitar starts with Charlie Christian. In 1939, at 23 years outdated, Charlie joined the Bennie Goodman Sextet, already essentially the most recognized jazz bands on the earth. Over the following years of his all-too-brief existence Charlie redefined the function of jazz guitar, increasing it from its function within the rhythm part to that of lead tool on par with the nice horn avid gamers. concurrently, his late-night jam classes along Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Kenny Clarke at Harlem's well known Minton's jazz membership resulted in a innovative new jazz referred to as Bebop.

To most sensible comprehend Charlie Christian's method of improvising, for every music this booklet presents a number of examples of his soloing. evaluating and contrasting those diverse solos---taken from trade takes, numerous recording periods, and stay radio broadcasts---will provide you with a greater feel of not just Charlie's middle thoughts, but additionally how he constructed numerous rules out of them. each one music is gifted with functionality notes that come with information regarding the recordings (date, position, team of workers, etc.), a lead sheet for the composition, and transcriptions of the reside and studio performances put in chronological order---in either typical notation and tablature. additionally, there's a complete research of his improvisation type to offer you rules on what to appear out for. now we have additionally integrated a bio, a dialogue of his equipment, and tributes from over 30 jazz greats.

Featuring a number of solos from:
* so long as I Live
* Benny's Bugle
* Boy Meets Goy (Grand Slam)
* Flying Home
* long past with "What" Wind
* more than enough to maintain (Air Mail Special)
* Honeysuckle Rose
* i have stumbled on a brand new Baby
* Rose Room
* The Sheik of Araby

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