Great musical ideas need a solid foundation of strong chops to back them up. Fill the gaps in your technique with this unique approach to jazz guitar. Build your finger strength, and flexibility with exercises and examples written especially for jazz players. This book covers the finger independence needed for smooth, rapid changes between complex jazz chords in the context of important progressions, such as ii-V-I. Develop your chops while practicing exercises in the style of the music you enjoy. The Serious Guitarist: Jazz Chops provides the tools you need to become a better guitar player, but more importantly, it will help you become a better musician. The included companion MP3 CD features demonstrations of the examples in the book.