An in-depth study on the Jazz style of guitarist John Stowell. Read full description...
An in-depth study on the Jazz style of guitarist John Stowell.
-HD video performances of John Stowell improvising on standard changes
-Lessons where John shares his approach to music.
-Fully transcribed in standard notation and TAB
-Includes downloadable mp3 of all lessons and etude performances.
D-Flat Melodic Minor Over C7
B-Flat Melodic Minor Over C7
F Melodic Minor Over C7
G Melodic Minor Over C7
Combining Melodic Minor Over C7
Reinterpreting The Changes
C Melodic Minor over Cm
B-Flat Melodic Minor Over Cm
E-Flat Melodic Minor Over Cm
Combining Melodic Minor Over C7
A Melodic Minor Over C
Bluesette - 1
Bluesette - 2
Days Of Wine And Roses - 1
Days Of Wine And Roses - 2
Footprints - 1
Footprints - 2
Night And Day - 1
Night And Day - 2
On Green Dolphin Street - 1
On Green Dolphin Street - 2
Some Day My Prince Will Come - 1
Some Day My Prince Will Come - 2
-Knowledge of Jazz concepts (technique, accompaniment and improvisation)
-This lesson continues where the previous volume left off.
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 John Stowell:
John Stowell, who plays electric and acoustic guitar, was born in New York and raised in Connecticut. He had private studies with Linc Chamberland and John Mehegan. Several years later he met bassist David Friesen in New York City. Stowell took a trip to Portland, Oregon, where Friesen lives, and decided to stay. The two formed a duo in 1976 that recorded and toured prolifically for seven years, with performances in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. The duo continues to perform thirty years after their first meeting. In 1983, Stowell and David Friesen joined flutist Paul Horn and Paul's son Robin Horn (on drums) for a tour of the Soviet Union. In 1977 Stowell recorded his debut album Golden Delicious; his sidemen were Jim McNeely, Mike Richmond, and Billy Hart.
Stowell teaches internationally. He has been an artist-in-residence at schools in Germany, Indonesia, Argentina, the United States and Canada. He served as assistant director and performer at Oregon Public Broadcasting's PDX Jazz Summit in 1991, and since 1995 has been a contributing columnist for a number of magazines, including Down Beat, Guitar Player, Canadian Musician, Soundcheck (Germany), and Guitar Club (Italy). In Germany, he teaches at Jazz & Rock Schulen Freiburg with Frank Haunschild, with whom he plays regularly. He has also worked with Uwe Kropinski, Dave Liebman, Hiram Mutschler, Gérard Pansanel, Gustavo Assis-Brasil, David Becker, and Nicolao Valiensi. In 2005 he published Jazz Guitar Mastery (book and DVD).
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!
|1. D-Flat Melodic Minor over C7|
|2. B-Flat Melodic Minor over C7|
|3. F Melodic Minor over C7|
|4. G Melodic Minor over C7|
|5. Combining Melodic Minor over C7|
|6. Reinterpreting The Changes|
|7. C Melodic Minor over Cm|
|8. B-Flat Melodic Minor over Cm|
|9. E-Flat Melodic Minor over Cm|
|10. Combining Melodic Minor over Cm|
|11. A Melodic Minor over Cm|
|Bluesette - 1|
|Bluesette - 2|
|Days Of Wine And Roses - 1|
|Days Of Wine And Roses - 2|
|Footprints - 1|
|Footprints - 2|
|Night And Day - 1|
|Night And Day - 2|
|On Green Dolphin Street - 1|
|On Green Dolphin Street - 2|
|Some Day My Prince Will Come - 2|
|Some Day My Prince Will Come - 1|
|Download Mp3s and PDFs below|
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