THE ART OF CHORD MELODY FOR GUITAR with Jeff Massanari

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Jeff Massanari

Jeff Massanari SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2 PM

Learn to effectively harmonize melodies and create arrangements for solo guitar in this hands-on workshop. Using his own arrangements as a guide, ace guitarist Jeff Massanari covers basic approaches to developing chord melodies using standard voicings and presents a range of techniques for creating richer and more complex arrangements. Topics covered include counterpoint, inner line movement, alternative voicings and reharmonization. Prerequisites: students should know basic 6th and 5th string root jazz chords (major 7th, -7b5) and have some ability to read music.

“I believe that one of the reasons I have stayed busy over the years is by being fairly comfortable with quite a few different styles. And I think that a dose of the groove, phrasing and commitment to one’s ideas required to play these other styles strongly enhances one’s jazz playing!”— Jeff Massanari

Start:
April 6, 2014 2:00 pm
End:
April 6, 2014 4:00 pm
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Jazzschool
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2087 Addison St, Berkeley, CA, 94704, United States
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