6/6/35 - 1/31/79
Grant Green was a jazz master and one of the most influential jazz guitarists of all time. His guitar playing is a clever combination of rhythm'n blues, mastery of bebop and blues music.
He used to play clear and fluid single-lines parts with a characteristic staccato and never lost in a deluge of unnecessary notes.
He also played in soul-jazz and organ combo sessions through a funky rhythmic dexterity and nimble melodic interpretation.
Grant Green has an instantly recognizable clear sound. He used several guitars (Gibson L7, Epiphone emperor, D'Aquisto new-Yorker) but mostly a Gibson es-330 with P90 pickups. He used to plug his guitars into a Fender tweed deluxe amp, a Fender super reverb, a Fender twin reverb and in an Ampeg Gemini.
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This lesson is about a guitar transcription with tabs of Grant Green's guitar solo from the jazz tune Grantstand.
This is a Grant Green jazz guitar solo transcription with tabs from "N° Green street" using half-diminished arpeggio, harmonic minor scale and altered scale.
Here is a Grant Green jazz guitar solo transcription from Airegin a Sonny Rollins tune.
This lesson contain guitar transcriptions with tabs of the great soul jazz tune Sookie sookie by Grant Green.