There are 5 parts to this fine book, and each one is concise and educational. Among the topics covered are harmony, chords, moving bass lines, improvising, blues, Joe Pass phrases, Joe Pass transcribed guitar solos, and Joe Pass and Herb Ellis jazz duets.
If your local librarian carries this type of material, urge your librarian to order a copy of COMPLETE JOE PASS for inclusion in the Public Library for its jazz patrons. A complete, indepth book such as this does not come along too often, and buy a copy when you can and surprise yourself with learning more about that jazz guitar master Joe Passs stylings.
Some of the solo transcriptions include "Bay City Blues" "Blues in G" "Foxy Chick and a Cool Cat" "Dante's Inferno" among others.
Highly recommended. Entertaining.'The COMPLETE JOE PASS is a collection of his finest techniques and stylings, edited by Mel Bay Publications music editor, Corey Christiansen. If you like the guitar music of Joe Pass and would like to learn more about the Pass techniques, this is a book you will want to own!