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An in-depth study on the Jazz guitar style of Frank Vignola.
-HD video performances of Frank Vignola improvising on standard changes
-Lessons where Frank shares his approach to music: his influences, technique, harmony, practice methods.
-Fully transcribed in standard notation and TAB
Blues & Rhythm Changes
Putting It All Together
Blues in Bb - Fast
Blues in Bb - Slow
Blues in F
Body And Soul
Girl From Ipanema
I Can't Get Started
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Lady Be Good
On Green Dolphin Street
Tiger Rag (featuring Christiaan van Hemert)
-Basic knowledge of Jazz concepts (technique, accompaniment and improvisation)
-Materials covered in Volume 1
About the In The Style series:
The In The Style series focus strictly on the playing style of the artist. These are not general "how to" lessons. The goal of these lessons is to give insight on a wide range of topics relevant to the musical style of the artist. Advanced students will be able to immediately absorb and work on many of the concepts covered in the lessons. Beginner and intermediate level students will benefit greatly from the transcriptions of the numerous video performances with close ups when relevant. Music is like a language, and it is best learnt by surrounding yourself with better musicians. The goal of the "In The Style Series" is to give you this access, as much as possible, in the comfort of your own home!
About Frank Vignola:
An extremely versatile jazz guitarist, Frank Vignola has demonstrated that he is capable of playing everything from fusion and commercial pop-jazz to hard bop, post-bop, and swing. The native New Yorker has a wide variety of influences; everyone from Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, and Pat Metheny to Django Reinhardt and Charlie Christian has affected his playing in some way. For Vignola, different influences have asserted themselves at different times -- the Reinhardt or Christian influence might be especially prominent in a swing environment, whereas he has sometimes sounded more Metheny-ish in fusion or pop-jazz/NAC settings. And he might be mindful of Montgomery or Pass on a hard bop or post-bop project. Born on suburban Long Island on December 30, 1965, Vignola was raised in the New York area. The Italian-American started playing the guitar at the age of five and grew up admiring a variety of guitarists. Far from a jazz snob, Vignola never listened to jazz exclusively and was also a major fan of rock, R&B, and pop. The guitarists that he admired ranged from jazz musicians to rock icons like Eric Clapton and Eddie Van Halen. As a young adult, Vignola studied at the Cultural Arts Center of Long Island and went on to enjoy a lot of sideman gigs in the 1980s. The New Yorker was 27 when, in 1993, he signed with Concord Jazz and recorded his first Concord session as a leader, Appel Direct. Several more Concord releases followed in the 1990s, and the early 2000s found Vignola recording for Nagel-Heyer as well as Acoustic Disc. -Alex Henderson
IMPORTANT: Please note that these are streamed videos; only the PDF transcriptions can be downloaded. When access is purchased, you will have permanent access to this lesson and all updates/corrections (if any) will be free of charge!
|2. Voice Leading|
|5. Chord Tones|
|10. Blues & Rhythm Changes|
|13. Music Theory|
|14. Putting It All Together|
|Blues in Bb (Fast)|
|Blues in Bb (Slow)|
|Blues in F|
|Body And Soul|
|Girl From Ipanema|
|I Can’t Get Started|
|I Can’t Give You Anything But Love|
|Lady Be Good|
|On Green Dolphin Street|
|In The Style Of Frank Vignola Vol.2|
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