Lupa Santiago: Modern Improvisation (Guitar)
Modern Improvisation is a method book that is rich in content and well structured. It teaches various techinques related to the most spontaneous form of music making: improvisation. Concepts like blues, upper structures, chromatic approaches, motif development, rhythmic displacement, phrase duration, and more, are explained objectively with illustrative examples that are well elaborated.
Book/CD, 56 pages
Lupo Santiago is one of the most notable guitarists in Brazilian instrumental music today. (His book is) A wonderful opportunity for professional musicians and students of various levels to delve more deeply into their studies. It is a fundamental tool for the development of technique and creativity. - Rodrigo Morte, Composer and Arranger
It’s a terrific addition to contemporary jazz guitar literature - Rick Peckham, Vice-director of the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music