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: Jan 2, 2004 Updated: Jun 23, 2006

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The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords - Volume I

Author(s): Curt Sheller
Publisher(s): Curt Sheller Publications
Published: 2004-01-02
ISBN-10: 0-9714044-3-7
ISBN-13: 978-0-9714044-3-4
Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 68
Product Code: AGC1

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.

Table of Contents

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

Errata

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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