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The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords - Volume I

Commonly referred to as jazz chords, this book provides detailed information on voicing 4-part chords.

Published: 02 Jan 2004 Updated: 23 Jun 2006Visits: 46Code: AGC1

Topic: Chords guitar Subjects: Chords Intermediate Advanced Jazz Core

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The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords - Volume I

Product Code: AGC1
Author(s): Curt Sheller
Publisher(s): Curt Sheller Publications
Published: Jan 2, 2004
Updated: Jun 23, 2006
ISBN-13: 978-0-9714044-3-4
Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 68
Price: Hard Copy: $19.95
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Commonly referred to as jazz chords. The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords Series provides detailed information on voicing 4-part chords.

Beyond learning open and barre chords, most guitarists struggle with advanced chords. Commonly called Jazz chords, these more sophisticated voicings find a wide use in all forms of music.

Forward by Chuck Anderson

Beyond learning open and barre chords, most guitarists struggle with advanced chords. Commonly called “jazz” chords, these more sophisticated voicings find a wide use in all forms of music.

Each volume of The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords presents a highly organized and efficient approach to the mysterious subject of advanced chords. Chord dictionaries are not the answer. Even chord theory does not offer any insight into unraveling the complexity of guitar voicings.

If your goal is to expand your chord vocabulary, The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords is your answer.

Chuck Anderson

Table of Contents

The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords - Volume I

  • Forward
  • Introduction
  • Four Part Major Chord Types
    • Seventh Chords
    • String Family 1 2 3 4 *
    • Major Chord Types *
    • Upper Partial Ninths *
    • Upper Partial Elevenths
    • Upper Partial Thirteenths
    • String Family 2 3 4 5
    • String Family 3 4 5 6
    • String Family 2 3 4 6
    • String Family 1 2 3 5
  • Four Part Minor Chord Types
    • Minor Seventh Chords
    • String Family 1 2 3 4
    • Minor Chord Types
    • Upper Partial Ninths
    • Upper Partial Elevenths
    • Upper Partial Thirteenths
    • String Family 2 3 4 5
    • String Family 3 4 5 6
    • String Family 2 3 4 6
    • String Family 1 2 3 5
  • Four Part Diminished Chord Types
    • Half-Diminished Seventh Chords
    • String Family 1 2 3 4
    • Diminished Chord Types
    • Upper Partial Ninths
    • Upper Partial Elevenths
    • Upper Partial Thirteenths
    • String Family 2 3 4 5
    • String Family 3 4 5 6
    • String Family 1 2 3 5
    • String Family 2 3 4 6
  • Four Part Augmented Chord Types
    • Augmented Seventh Chords
    • String Family 1 2 3 4
    • Augmented Chord Types
    • Upper Partial Ninths
    • Upper Partial Elevenths
    • Upper Partial Thirteenths
    • String Family 2 3 4 5
    • String Family 3 4 5 6
    • String Family 1 2 3 5
    • String Family 2 3 4 6
  • Altered Chords
    • Lowered Fifth
    • Raised Fifth
    • Lowered Ninth
    • Raised Ninth
    • Raised Eleventh
    • Lowered Thirteenth
  • 4-Part Triads
    • Major Triad
    • Minor Triad
    • Diminished Triad
    • Augmented Triad
  • Supplement
    • Suspended Chords
    • Add Chords
    • Slash Chords
  • Fingerboard Note Charts
    • 6 String - Sharp Notes
    • 6 String - Flat Notes
  • 7 String "Jazz" Guitar
    • Adapting to 7 String Guitar
    • 7 String - Sharp Notes
    • 7 String - Flat Notes

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Errata

The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords - Volume I

  • 6/2/2006 - Updated ISBN number to new ISBN-13 number.
  • 1/23/2005 - (20060123.2.7) page 11, 6th chords. Third chord grid in, the notes on strings 4 and 3 are on the right fret but the strings needs to be swapped. Fingering is also changed to reflect this. (see below).
  • 3/01/2005 - (20050301.2.6) - Page numbers need fixing as well as TOC.
  • 5/27/2004 - (200405270030.2.5) - Fixed a a few error and made all chord grids the same.
  • 5/13/2004 - (200405112245.2.4) - Fixed a couple of wrong chords and replaced uke image with gtr in header.
  • 5/11/2004 - [ver:200405111045.2.3] - New chord grids and fixed m7 string family 1234 chord 1
  • 4/1/2004 - [ver:040120042240] Fixed error in bottom chord on page 48. The #5 note was one fret too high. Should be the same fret as the b7.
  • 3/25/2004 - New color cover.

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