Holiday Closings

Pender's Music
December 24-Closed
December 25-Closed
December 26-Closed
December 27-Closed
December 29-Reopen
January 1 - Closed

Please expect delays if you place your order during these days.

Orders placed during one of these days, and after 12:00 pm December 23rd, will be process when the stores open on Monday, December 29.
Thank you!
Happy Holidays!

Piano Method Quick Lists

Gore Publishing

Gift / Loyalty Card

UNT One O'Clock Lab Band

GUITAR CHORD SHAPES OF CHARLIE CHRISTIAN

GUITAR CHORD SHAPES OF CHARLIE CHRISTIAN

Pender's #: 17594900

$19.95  
Arranger WEIDLICH, JOSEPH
Composer CHRISTIAN, CHARLIE
Voicing/Instrument GUITAR METHOD
Publisher HAL LEONARD CORPORATION
Publisher Item00000388
The concepts and fingerings in this book have been developed by analyzing the licks used by Charlie Christian. Chord shapes are moveable; thus one can play the riffs in virtually any key without difficulty by simply moving the shape, and fingerings used to play them, up or down the fingerboard. The author shows how the chord shapes - F, D and A - are formed, then can easily be modified to major, minor, dominant seventh and diminished seventh chord voicings. Analyzing licks frequently used by Charlie Christian, Joe has identified a series of what he calls tetrafragments, i.e., the core element of a lick. The identifiable "sound" of a particular lick is preserved regardless of how many notes are added on either side of it, e.g., pickup notes or tag endings. Many examples are shown and played on the CD of how this basic concept was used by Charlie Christian to keep his solo lines moving forward. Weidlich also makes observations on the physical manner Charlie Christian used in playing jazz guitar and how that approach contributed to his smooth, mostly down stroke, pick technique.

 

Did You Forget?

GETTING INTO JAZZ FUSION GUITAR Voicing: JAZZ GUITAR METHOD W/CD  $17.95 
CREATIVE CHORD SUBSTITUTION Voicing: JAZZ GUITAR METHOD  $16.95 
ULTIMATE LATIN RIFFS FOR GUITAR Voicing: JAZZ GUITAR RIFFS/EXCERPTS W/C  $21.95 

pricing information

Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. For more information click here.