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COFFEE TALK SHED #2 (HARMONIC TRANSLATION - MINOR II V I) VIDEO MASTERCLASS

by Hristo Vitchev

This short Video Masterclass series is meant to illustrate and cover in detail how I like to practice and work on developing different melodic and harmonic ideas on the guitar. Think of it as an informal session where over a cup of coffee we get to discuss very unique and interesting approaches to harmony, melody, theory, improvisation and technique.


In Episode 2 I cover a very fun way to enrich and expand your chordal palette when voicing ii-V-i progressions in minor keys by "harmonically translating" each one of the harmonies into a min7(b5) chord (half-diminished).


The way in which I will lay out the different concepts in this series is designed with the idea in mind that such material could be internalized and easily assimilated within 20 to 30 minutes. These sessions will be short, creative, fun and to the point!


Materials Included:

Coffee Talk Shed #2 (Harmonic Translation - minor ii V i) study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation).

40 mins. HD "Video Masterclass."

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MODAL QUADRANGULATION (MODAL GLIDERS)

by Hristo Vitchev

In this short melodic study I demonstrate how we can apply the concepts and ideas covered in my "Melodic Quadrangulation" book series to produce modern quartal melodic phrases over ii-V7-I progressions.


The study consist of 5 different "four measure" phrases over a ii-V7-I in the key of C Major and showcases some of the different creative ideas for voice-leading you can achieve with this unique technique for melodic construction.


Materials Included:

MODAL QUADRANGULATION "Modal Gliders" study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation).

All Phrases (At Tempo/Slowed Down) "HD Video."

Backing Tracks.

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Coffee Talk Shed #2 (Harmonic Translation - minor ii V i) - expand your chordal palette over ii-V-is
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HristoVitchev

Coffee Talk Shed #2 (Harmonic Translation - minor ii V i) - expand your chordal palette over ii-V-is

Coffee Talk Shed #2 (Harmonic Translation - minor ii V i) Video Masterclass Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video Masterclass) here: https://gum.co/coffeetalkshed2 For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com This short Video Masterclass series is meant to illustrate and cover in detail how I like to practice and work on developing different melodic and harmonic ideas on the guitar. Think of it as an informal session where over a cup of coffee we get to discuss very unique and interesting approaches to harmony, melody, theory, improvisation and technique. In Episode 2 I cover a very fun way to enrich and expand your chordal palette when voicing ii-V-i progressions in minor keys by "harmonically translating" each one of the harmonies into a min7(b5) chord (half-diminished). The way in which I will lay out the different concepts in this series is designed with the idea in mind that such material could be internalized and easily assimilated within 20 to 30 minutes. These sessions will be short, creative, fun and to the point! Materials Included: Coffee Talk Shed #2 (Harmonic Translation - minor ii V i) study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). 40 mins. HD "Video Masterclass." For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively.
Coffee Talk Shed #1 (Major Cascades) - modern piano-like chordal techniques for guitar
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Coffee Talk Shed #1 (Major Cascades) - modern piano-like chordal techniques for guitar

Coffee Talk Shed #1 (Major Cascades) Video Masterclass Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video Masterclass) here: https://gum.co/coffeetalkshed1 For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com This short Video Masterclass series is meant to illustrate and cover in detail how I like to practice and work on developing different melodic and harmonic ideas on the guitar. Think of it as an informal session where over a cup of coffee we get to discuss very unique and interesting approaches to harmony, melody, theory, improvisation and technique. In Episode 1 I cover one of my favorite ways to develop and practice piano-like harmonic techniques for the guitar. The way in which I will lay out the different concepts in this series is designed with the idea in mind that such material could be internalized and easily assimilated within 20 to 30 minutes. These sessions will be short, creative, fun and to the point! Materials Included: Coffee Talk Shed #1 (Major Cascades) study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). 20 mins. HD "Video Masterclass." For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchioneguitars #Marchioneburst59 #marchionesemihollow #marchione #patmetheny #modernjazzguitar #victoryamps #v40 #V40head
MODAL QUADRANGULATION (Imaginary Squares) - Creating Melodic Tension with Parallel Perfect 4ths
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MODAL QUADRANGULATION (Imaginary Squares) - Creating Melodic Tension with Parallel Perfect 4ths

MODAL QUADRANGULATION (Imaginary Squares) Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video Masterclass + backing track) here: https://gum.co/imaginarysquares For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com This study and video masterclass is a continuation of the concepts and techniques presented in my "Melodic Quadrangulation" modern melodic phrasing book/study series. Here I present a few different concepts for modern phrase construction which involve the usage of "Parallel Perfect 4th intervals" and "Parallel Major 3rds" in order to create melodic tension and release within the major scale and any of its diatonic harmonies. I am concentrating on the usage of the interval of a 4th as the main unit in the construction of modern melodic phrases and ideas. Furthermore, my goal is to explore the combination of this wonderful interval with diatonic seconds and thirds in order to create melodic passages that are not only modern and engaging to the ear but also provide us with physical structures and an architecture that can be comfortable and efficient to move over the entire range of the fretboard. For the important isolation of the concepts I am covering in this publication all ideas are presented within the G Major scale. The accompanying Video Masterclass contains all phrases performed at tempo and slowed down as well as an in-depth explanation of the concepts, techniques and different ideas for practicing the material. Materials Included: MODAL QUADRANGULATION "Imaginary Squares" study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). 35 mins. HD "Video Masterclass." All Phrases (At Tempo/Slowed Down) "HD Video." Backing Track. For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchione #marchioneburst59 #marchioneguitars #marchionesemihollow #modernjazzguitar #victoryamps #v40 #malinamplification
Modal Focal Point #5 (Melodic Supernova) - modern sus4 triads with percussive hammer-ons/pull-offs
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Modal Focal Point #5 (Melodic Supernova) - modern sus4 triads with percussive hammer-ons/pull-offs

Modal Focal Point #5 - Melodic Supernova (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist) FREE DOWNLOAD - Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video + backing track) here: https://gum.co/modalfocalpoint5 For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com Modal Focal Point #5 - Melodic Supernova (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist) In this short melodic study I seek to explore the many interesting and creative ways through which one can practice to develop new phrasing ideas on the instrument by combining materials and concepts from the many different melodic studies/books I have published over the years. To me, this is a fun way to develop improvisatory vocabulary by crafting intricate phrases from the different building blocks that I am currently practicing. In Part 5 I present a widely intervallic modern phrase idea that works on sus4 triads and smooth hammer-on/pull-off technique on the instrument. Materials Included: "Modal Focal Point #5” Study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of Melodic Idea (at tempo & slowed down). Backing Track. Also, wanted to mention that if you feel like trying this out, please record your version and post to the different social media channels and make sure to tag me. I will repost on all my platforms. It will be so exciting to see what everyone does with the line and how each person makes it his/her own. For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchione #marchioneguitars #Tonespecific #modernjazzguitar #modernjazz #malinamplification
Modal Focal Point #4 (Circular Thorns) - intervallic modern line between a minor tonic and its V7alt
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Modal Focal Point #4 (Circular Thorns) - intervallic modern line between a minor tonic and its V7alt

Modal Focal Point #4 - Circular Thorns (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist) FREE DOWNLOAD - Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video + backing track) here: https://gum.co/modalfocalpoint4 For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com Modal Focal Point #4 - Circular Thorns (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist) In this short melodic study I seek to explore the many interesting and creative ways through which one can practice to develop new phrasing ideas on the instrument by combining materials and concepts from the many different melodic studies/books I have published over the years. To me, this is a fun way to develop improvisatory vocabulary by crafting intricate phrases from the different building blocks that I am currently practicing. In Part 4 I present a widely intervallic modern phrase idea connecting a minor tonic to its V7alt chord. Materials Included: "Modal Focal Point #4" Study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of Melodic Idea (at tempo & slowed down). Backing Track. Also, wanted to mention that if you feel like trying this out, please record your version and post to the different social media channels and make sure to tag me. I will repost on all my platforms. It will be so exciting to see what everyone does with the line and how each person makes it his/her own. For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchione #marchioneguitars #Tonespecific #modernjazzguitar #modernjazz #malinamplification
Modal Focal Point #3 - Shinkansen - "4 Note Sequences" workout over a ii-V7-i in a minor key
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Modal Focal Point #3 - Shinkansen - "4 Note Sequences" workout over a ii-V7-i in a minor key

Modal Focal Point #3 - Shinkansen (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist) FREE DOWNLOAD - Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video + backing track) here: https://gum.co/modalfocalpoint3 For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com Modal Focal Point #3 - Shinkansen (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist) In this short melodic study I seek to explore the many interesting and creative ways through which one can practice to develop new phrasing ideas on the instrument by combining materials and concepts from the many different melodic studies/books I have published over the years. To me, this is a fun way to develop improvisatory vocabulary by crafting intricate phrases from the different building blocks that I am currently practicing. In Part 3 I present a very challenging melodic line over a ii-V7-i progression in C minor. The phrase is designed to work on improving "4 Note Sequences" within the melodic minor scale. There are different ways in which the sequences within the melodic passage are offset against the downbeat to produce a different rhythmic feel and partition of the line. I will be covering many creative and specific exercises and different ways to improve "4 Note Sequences" in my soon to be released study and video masterclass - "Unintended Consequences." Materials Included: "Modal Focal Point #3" Study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of Melodic Idea (at tempo & slowed down). Backing Track. Also, wanted to mention that if you feel like trying this out, please record your version and post to the different social media channels and make sure to tag me. I will repost on all my platforms. It will be so exciting to see what everyone does with the line and how each person makes it his/her own. For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchione #marchioneguitars #Tonespecific #modernjazzguitar #modernjazz #malinamplification
Modal Focal Point #2 - Altered Coalescence (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist)
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Modal Focal Point #2 - Altered Coalescence (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist)

Modal Focal Point #2 - Altered Coalescence (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist) FREE DOWNLOAD - Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video + backing track) here: https://gum.co/modalfocalpoint2 For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com Modal Focal Point #2 - Altered Coalescence (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist) In this short melodic study I seek to explore the many interesting and creative ways through which one can practice to develop new phrasing ideas on the instrument by combining materials and concepts from the many different melodic studies/books I have published over the years. To me, this is a fun way to develop improvisatory vocabulary by crafting intricate phrases from the different building blocks that I am currently practicing. This modern melodic phrase over an Altered Dominant harmony is produced by combining the basic dominant 7 arpeggio starting on the root of the chord (which gives us the root, 3rd, 5th and b7th degree of the chord) with a half-diminished arpeggio a whole step below (which gives us the b7th, b9th, 3rd and b13th degree of the chord). The goal here is to find unique and creative ways in which we can mix material from both arpeggios to produce a whole new and more complex melodic flavor. Materials Included: "Modal Focal Point #2" Study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of Melodic Idea (at tempo & slowed down). Backing Track. Also, wanted to mention that if you feel like trying this out, please record your version and post to the different social media channels and make sure to tag me. I will repost on all my platforms. It will be so exciting to see what everyone does with the line and how each person makes it his/her own. For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchione #marchioneguitars #Tonespecific #modernjazzguitar #modernjazz #malinamplification
SHORT CHORDVERSATIONS #12 - Amplified Diminished (A New Look at Diminished Chordal Structures)
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SHORT CHORDVERSATIONS #12 - Amplified Diminished (A New Look at Diminished Chordal Structures)

SHORT CHORDVERSATIONS #12 - Amplified Diminished (A New Look at Diminished Chordal Structures) + Video Masterclass Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video Masterclass + backing track) here: https://gum.co/amplifieddiminished SHORT CHORDVERSATIONS - Ultimate Bundle (Retail Value of $150) Includes all twelve "Short Chordversations" studies and Video Masterclasses plus the "6 Cascading 2516" harmonic etude. Get the Bundle here: https://gum.co/shortchordversationsbundle For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com In this mini-lesson series my goal is to share with all of you some of the fun and interesting practicing concepts I enjoy working on when I study harmony on the guitar. Part 12 concentrates in exploring the many different ways in which we can extract chordal textures from the "whole step-half step diminished" scale. Many guitar players depend too much on the basic non-invertible diminished chord voicings that repeat in minor 3rd intervals on the fretboard with exactly the same fingering, but the diminished harmonic landscape is so much richer and more captivating than what these harmonic structures have to offer. In this study and in-depth video masterclass I illustrate 7 of my favorite ways to re-interpret the whole-half diminished scale harmonically and use these new chord voicings to not only amplify our diminished chord dictionary but also to re-imagine our dominant 7 harmonic palette. There are many more ways in which we can practice and implement this material but the ones included here should be enough to get you started on your own harmonic journey. Materials Included: "Amplified Diminished" chordal study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). 55 mins. "HD" Video Masterclass. Backing Track (G7 harmony). For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchioneguitars #Marchioneburst59 #marchionesemihollow #marchione #patmetheny #modernjazzguitar #victoryamps #v40 #V40head
Modal Focal Point #1 - D Major (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist)
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HristoVitchev

Modal Focal Point #1 - D Major (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist)

Modal Focal Point #1 - D Major (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist) FREE DOWNLOAD - Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video) here: https://gum.co/modalfocalpoint1 For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com Modal Focal Point #1 - D Major (Short Melodic Ideas for the Modern Guitarist) In this short melodic study I seek to explore the many interesting and creative ways through which one can practice to develop new phrasing ideas on the instrument by combining materials and concepts from the many different melodic studies/books I have published over the years. To me, this is a fun way to develop improvisatory vocabulary by crafting intricate phrases from the different building blocks that I am currently practicing. This modern and highly intervallic line in D Major combines concepts from my "Symmetric Boomerang Arpeggios" and "Modal Quadrangulation" book series. Materials Included: "Modal Focal Point #1" Study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of Melodic Idea (at tempo & slowed down). Also, wanted to mention that if you feel like trying this out, please record your version and post to the different social media channels and make sure to tag me. I will repost on all my platforms. It will be so exciting to see what everyone does with the line and how each person makes it his/her own. For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchione #marchioneguitars #Tonespecific #modernjazzguitar #modernjazz #malinamplification
POINT OF ENCOUNTER (Creative Counterpoint Ideas over ii-V-I Progressions) Volume 2 - minor
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POINT OF ENCOUNTER (Creative Counterpoint Ideas over ii-V-I Progressions) Volume 2 - minor

POINT OF ENCOUNTER (Creative Counterpoint Ideas over ii-V-I Progressions) Volume 2 - minor Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video) here: https://gum.co/contrapuntal251volume2 For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com In this short contrapuntal study I illustrate some of the ideas I use in developing two-voice contrapuntal phrases over ii-V-I progressions in minor keys. This type of contrapuntal movement is ideal when combined with our regular comping styles in order to create more dynamic and interesting harmonic passages. Here you will find 10 contrapuntal ideas over a ii-V-i progression in C minor. I start each phrase by establishing a "Harmonic Box" within which the two-part contrapuntal movement will be developed. A Harmonic Box is a specific area on the fretboard within which we select a unique set of voicings to use for every one of the chords in our harmonic progression. I find this way of studying and practicing contrapuntal ideas on the guitar to be the most efficient one when it comes to improvisatory implementation as it automatically creates a bridge between our melodic and harmonic playing in each position of the instrument and over chord voicings/shapes that we are already familiar with. You can also combine multiple phrases from each chord quality and create longer contrapuntal lines within the same harmony. Materials Included: "POINT OF ENCOUNTER (Creative Counterpoint Ideas over ii-V-I Progressions) Volume 2 - minor" study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of All Phrases (At Tempo and Slowed Down). For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchione #marchioneburst59 #marchioneguitars #marchionesemihollow #modernjazzguitar #victoryamps #v40 #malinamplification
POINT OF ENCOUNTER (Creative Counterpoint Ideas over ii-V-I Progressions) - short excerpts
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POINT OF ENCOUNTER (Creative Counterpoint Ideas over ii-V-I Progressions) - short excerpts

POINT OF ENCOUNTER (Creative Counterpoint Ideas over ii-V-I Progressions) Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video + Tutorial Video) here: https://gum.co/contrapuntal251 For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com In this short contrapuntal study I illustrate some of the ideas I use in developing two-voice contrapuntal phrases over ii-V-I progressions in major keys. This type of contrapuntal movement is ideal when combined with our regular comping styles in order to create more dynamic and interesting harmonic passages. Here you will find 10 contrapuntal ideas over a ii-V-I progression in C Major. I start each phrase by establishing a "Harmonic Box" within which the two-part contrapuntal movement will be developed. A Harmonic Box is a specific area on the fretboard within which we select a unique set of voicings to use for every one of the chords in our harmonic progression. I find this way of studying and practicing contrapuntal ideas on the guitar to be the most efficient one when it comes to improvisatory implementation as it automatically creates a bridge between our melodic and harmonic playing in each position of the instrument and over chord voicings/shapes that we are already familiar with. You can also combine multiple phrases from each chord quality and create longer contrapuntal lines within the same harmony. To find some of my other publications and studies that explore contrapuntal motion you can visit the following link: https://hristovitchev.gumroad.com/?query=Point+of+Encounter Materials Included: POINT OF ENCOUNTER (Creative Counterpoint Ideas over ii-V-I Progressions) study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of All Phrases (At Tempo and Slowed Down). Tutorial "HD Video" (Explanation of Concepts). For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchione #marchioneburst59 #marchioneguitars #marchionesemihollow #modernjazzguitar #victoryamps #v40 #malinamplification
ALTER EGO TONIC (Modern Harmonic Contrast Ideas over a Major Tonic Chord) modern voicing vocabulary
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MODAL QUADRANGULATION (Changing Rhythms) - modern phrases over the "A Section" of Rhythm Changes
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MODAL QUADRANGULATION (Changing Rhythms) - modern phrases over the "A Section" of Rhythm Changes

MODAL QUADRANGULATION (Changing Rhythms) - Short Melodic Sketch over the "A Section" of Rhythm Changes FREE DOWNLOAD - Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video + backing tracks) here: https://hristovitchev.gumroad.com/l/changingrhythms For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com In this short melodic study I illustrate how we can apply all the concepts and ideas presented in my book: MODAL QUADRANGULATION (Melodic Phrases and Exercise Ideas using Intervals of a 4th) to create intricate modern melodic phrases over the "A Section" of Rhythm Changes. This type of modern melodic phrasing, which uses the interval of a 4th as the primary building block and architectural element of the melodic line is ideal for covering intricate harmonic movements and responding to the swift turns and twists of such sonic changes. Materials Included: "Changing Rhythms" Study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of Short Melodic Sketch (at tempo, medium & slowed down). 3 Backing Tracks (Slow / Medium / Fast). ----- ALSO AVAILABLE: MODAL QUADRANGULATION (Melodic Phrases and Exercise Ideas using Intervals of a 4th) Get the Book (TAB and standard notation + HD Video Masterclass + backing tracks) here: https://gum.co/modalquadrangulation Materials Included: MODAL QUADRANGULATION - Melodic Phrases and Exercise Ideas using Intervals of a 4th (73 pages PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). 30 mins. HD "Video Masterclass." All Phrases (At Tempo/Slowed Down) "HD Video." 3 Backing Tracks (Slow / Medium / Fast). For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. #marchione #marchioneburst59 #marchioneguitars #marchionesemihollow #modernjazzguitar #victoryamps #v40 #malinamplification
MELODIC ICEBERGS - KREI-ogenic Ascent (Phrases & Exercise Ideas in The Style of Jonathan Kreisberg)
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MELODIC ICEBERGS - KREI-ogenic Ascent (Phrases & Exercise Ideas in The Style of Jonathan Kreisberg)

MELODIC ICEBERGS - "KREI-ogenic Ascent" (Melodic Phrases and Exercise Ideas in The Style of Jonathan Kreisberg) Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video + Tutorial Video + 4 backing tracks) here: https://gum.co/kreiogenicascent For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com In this short melodic study I will be exploring a very fun and effective phrasing concept that involves an ascending Dominant 7 (#11) arpeggio and a descending melodic minor run which is inspired by the innovative and unique melodic idiom of the great modern jazz guitarist - Jonathan Kreisberg. The study is divided in two parts. The first part covers what I call Arpeggio Inversion Adaptation which showcases how we can take a melodic motif and adapt it to all possible harmonic inversions/positions that can be generated based on its original form and function. The second part explores a concept I call Modal Adaptation which takes the main architecture and note distribution of the original melodic motif and helps us produce all kinds of unique melodic variations of a different character but same nucleus as the original line that they are based on. The main goal here is to use these exercises and phrases as a vehicle to build improvisatory melodic vocabulary, fretboard navigational awareness and great technique. In part one all exercises are presented over a Bb7alt chord in the key of B melodic minor. In part two all exercises and phrases are presented in the key of F Major over a C7sus4 sonority. I highly recommend transposing them to all 12 keys as well as all string sets and mode positions of a given key. Materials Included: MELODIC ICEBERGS (KREI-ogenic Ascent) study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of All Exercises & Phrases (At Tempo and Slowed Down). Tutorial "HD Video" (Explanation of Concepts). 4 Backing tracks. For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. ----- Also Available: MELODIC ICEBERGS (Melodic Phrases and Exercise Ideas in The Style of Jonathan Kreisberg) + Video Masterclass Get the Book (73 pages TAB and standard notation + 105 mins. HD Video Masterclass + backing tracks) here: https://gum.co/maskdu MELODIC ICEBERGS - Triadic Chromaticity https://gum.co/triadicchromaticity MELODIC ICEBERGS - Fast ii-V7-i Lines in Minor Keys https://gum.co/cdjdj MELODIC ICEBERGS - Giant Icebergs - (Short Melodic Etude over the changes to Giant Steps) https://gum.co/dknujo MELODIC ICEBERGS - Lost at Sea - (Short Melodic Etude over the changes to Donna Lee) https://gum.co/ifksc #Marchione #MarchioneGuitars #MarchioneSemihollow #Marchioneburst59 #malinamplification #victoryamps #origineffects
MELODIC ICEBERGS - "Triadic Chromaticity" (Melodic Exercises In The Style of Jonathan Kreisberg)
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MELODIC ICEBERGS - "Triadic Chromaticity" (Melodic Exercises In The Style of Jonathan Kreisberg)

MELODIC ICEBERGS - "Triadic Chromaticity" (Melodic Phrases and Exercise Ideas in The Style of Jonathan Kreisberg) Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video + backing tracks) here: https://gum.co/triadicchromaticity For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com In this short melodic study I will be exploring a very fun and effective phrasing concept that involves a chromatic approach to a diatonic add9 triadic arpeggio which is inspired by the innovative and unique melodic idiom of the great modern jazz guitarist - Jonathan Kreisberg. The study includes 4 workout ideas and inventive variations of a Jonathan Kreisberg phrase that can be often found in his genius melodic improvisations. The main goal here is to use these exercises and phrases as a vehicle to build improvisatory melodic vocabulary, fretboard navigational awareness and great technique. All exercises are presented in the key of C Major over a Dmin7 sonority but I highly recommend transposing them to all 12 keys as well as all string sets and mode positions of a given key. Materials Included: MELODIC ICEBERGS (Triadic Chromaticity) study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of All Exercises & Phrases (At Tempo and Slowed Down). 2 Backing tracks. For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. ----- Also Available: MELODIC ICEBERGS (Melodic Phrases and Exercise Ideas in The Style of Jonathan Kreisberg) + Video Masterclass Get the Book (73 pages TAB and standard notation + 105 mins. HD Video Masterclass + backing tracks) here: https://gum.co/maskdu MELODIC ICEBERGS - Fast ii-V7-i Lines in Minor Keys https://gum.co/cdjdj MELODIC ICEBERGS - Giant Icebergs - (Short Melodic Etude over the changes to Giant Steps) https://gum.co/dknujo MELODIC ICEBERGS - Lost at Sea - (Short Melodic Etude over the changes to Donna Lee) https://gum.co/ifksc #Marchione #MarchioneGuitars #MarchioneSemihollow #Marchioneburst59 #malinamplification #victoryamps #origineffects
"In The Style of Pat Metheny" - CHROMATIC METHENYISMS over the bridge of "Have You Met Miss Jones?"
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"In The Style of Pat Metheny" - CHROMATIC METHENYISMS over the bridge of "Have You Met Miss Jones?"

CHROMATIC METHENYISMS - "Have You Heard These Tones?" - Creative Melodic Phrases in the Style of Pat Metheny over the bridge of Have You Met Miss Jones? Get the Study (TAB and standard notation + HD Video + backing tracks) here: https://gum.co/haveyouheardthesetones For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com In this short study I am illustrating how we can produce modern melodic phrases in the style of Pat Metheny over the intricate bridge chord progression of the tune "Have You Met Miss Jones?" You can find all my books, studies and publications on Melodic Chromatic Ornamentation Techniques in the style of Pat Metheny here. The study consists of 4 long phrases that move over the changes of the famous "Have You Met Miss Jones?" bridge (Bbmaj7 | Abmin7 Db7 | Gbmaj7 | Emin7 A7 | Dmaj7 | Abmin7 Db7 | Gbmaj7 | Gmin7 C7 | Fmaj7) while implementing some of the classic melodic inflections and chromatic ornamentations from the Metheny camp in their construction. Materials Included: CHROMATIC METHENYISMS (Have You Heard These Tones?) study (PDF file - TAB and Standard Notation). "HD Video" of All Phrases (At Tempo, Medium Tempo and Slowed Down). 3 Backing Tracks (fast / medium / slowed down). For all books and publications please visit: http://www.modernjazzguitarbooks.com For more information please write to: hristo@hristovitchev.com Hristo Vitchev plays Marchione Guitars and Westville Guitars exclusively. ----- For all "In The Style of Pat Metheny" books, publications and studies please visit: https://hristovitchev.gumroad.com/?query=Metheny
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