Clay Moore – Jazz & Fusion Guitar (2004) – DVDRip + PDF
Veteran teacher and performer Clay Moore (who has opened for the likes of the legendary Chuck Mangione and Spyro Gyra, among others) teaches this instructional aimed at intermediate and advanced students, to help them understand the intricacies of music theory. Chock full of facts and tip to help guitarists improve their playing, Moore covers the entirety of jazz technique and theory in this comprehensive, highly effective lesson.
Geared toward intermediate – and advanced-level players, Moore’s lessons focus on the theory of chord and scale relationships and how they relate to the fretboard; position playing; and scales with demonstrations of the different scales that go along with major, minor, dominant seventh, and half-diminished chords ively. He presents them methodically, and then applies the scales to soloing over a basic jazz chord progression. Moore presents the most important step in understanding the relation between jazz chords and melody. Viewers will need some familiarity with major and minor scales. If you are an intermediate to advanced player or even plan to be one someday, this DVD is for you.