Watch this analysis of a chord from Book 1 of Mickey Baker’s famous book Mickey Baker’s Complete Course in Jazz Guitar: Book 1 (Ashley Publications). It’s one of the chords that greet the reader in the first lesson.
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Jazz Guitar Books by Mickey Baker
Mickey Baker’s Complete Course in Jazz Guitar: Book 1 (Ashley Publications): The sub-title of these books is “A Modern Method in How -To-Play Jazz and Hot Guitar.” The book has two parts. Part 1 covers chords and part 2 focuses on soloing.
Mickey Baker’s Complete Course in Jazz Guitar: Book 2: The second book delves into more chord forms with theory explanations and practical examples. Different from the first book is the inclusion of jazz standards as well as Mickey’s own compositions.
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