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Bebop & Swing/Advanced Jazz & Latin Improvisation Inserts

Advanced Jazz & Latin Improvisation Booklet
Bebop & Swing Guitar Booklet

Transcriptions: Full Songs

Afro Blue ~ ATE
A Taste Of Honey ~ Cope
Ballad For A Music Box Full Transcription ~ Strait
Ballad For A Music Box Lead Sheet ~ Strait
Blue Bossa ~ Guitar Jazz Tabs
Blues For Herb ~ Strait
Carenia ~ Horne
Carenia Chord Chart ~ ATE
Charleston Swing ~ ATE
Daahoud ~ Starglasses
East To Wes ~ Sorenson
How Insensitive ~ ATE
In A Sentimental Mood ~ Jiro
In Your Own Sweet Way ~ Cope
Majestic Dance ~ Blanco
Red Blouse ~ ATE
Red Blouse Lead Sheet ~ Horne
Second Childhood ~ Cope
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise ~ Outram
Summertime ~ ATE
Sweet Georgie Fame ~ Marquez
You Know What I'm Sayin' ~ ATE
We Three Kings ~ Cope

Transcriptions: Practice Pieces - Solos ~ Intros

Arubian Nights Solo ~ Hartman
Ballad For A Music Box Intro ~ Strait
Bb Blues Guitdetones Exercise ~ ATE
Bb Blues Power tab ~ Blackman
Bb Blues Head, Notation and tab ~ Stapledietgtr
Blues For Herb Head and Solo ~ Strait
Blues For Herb Head ~ Clunn
Blues For Herb Power Tab ~ Blackman
Blue Bossa Solo ~ Townend
Blue Bossa Guidetones Exercise ~ ATE
D Natural Blues Remler Style Video Lesson ~ Fenocchi
Daahoud Solo ~ Franco
East To Wes Chord Leadsheet ~ Marquez
Gerri's Blues ~ Vardabasso
In The Pocket ~ ATE
Joy Spring Solo ~ Abbagliati
Joy Spring Solo ~ Hartman
Laid Back ~ ATE
Major to Minor Guidetones Exercise ~ ATE
Mistreated But Undefeated Blues Solo ~ Lee
Snowfall Head ~ Clunn
Strollin' Solo ~ Keskitapio
Sweet Georgie Fame ~ Cope
That's My Eb Minor ~ White
Waltz For My Grandfather head ~ Strait
Waltz For My Grandfather chord/melody ~ DiSalvo

Road Notes - handwritten chord progressions by Emily

Blues For Herb
My Funny Valentine
Hot House
How Insensitive
Ill Wind
McCoy Tune
Mocha Spice ~ How Insensitive
My Latin Brother ~ Pent Up House
Secret Love
The Seeker
What's New
Who Can I Turn To

Other Transcriptions

Ave Maria ~ Strait
Christmas Time Is Here ~ Strait
Samba do Aviao ~ Cope
Samba do Aviao video version ~ Cope


Carrying The Torch: Sheryl Bailey Remembers Emily Remler
Guitar Player Magazine - September 1981: Remler Debut.
People Magazine - April 1982: Lookout: A Guide To The Up and Coming.
Down Beat Magazine - Combined: May 1982 Profile and May 1985 Life After Wes.
Jazz Journal International Magazine - March 1988: Emily Remler.
Jazz Times Magazine - March 1988: Feature.
Jazz Times Magazine - June 1989: Before & After Series with Leonard Feather.
Ford Times Magazine-November 1989: The Lady Can Swing.
KJaz Line Publication - May 1989: Bio Brief.
Berklee Today - Fall 1989: Emily Remler First Impressions.
Guitar Player Magazine - April 2000: Remember.
Guitarra Magazine - Nov. 2009: Mulheres Guitarristas.
Waiting On Dizzy - Gene Lees Interview and commentary.
Guitar Technique Magazine - Oct. 2012: Greatest Licks Series with Pete Callard.

Newspaper Reviews/Articles

Emily Remler, New Guitar Virtuoso At Blue Note by John Wilson: New York Times April 1982
Blue Note Festival Review by John Wilson: New York Times April 1982
Sophisticated's Lady Guitarist; an interview by Leonard Feather: Los Angeles Times Feb. 1982
Concert: Guitar Festival by John Wilson: New York Times May 1985
Noted In Brief: Emily Remler and 2 Singers Perform by John Wilson: New York Times Jan. 1985
Intense Remler Jazzes up Crowd: by Alan Greenblatt: The Cavalier Daily Sept. 29th 1987
Blues Alley Jazz Club review by Mike Joyce : The Washington Post Dec. 1987
Jazz Peers Respect Her Talent: by Lonna Baldwin: Spokane Chronicle Jan. 15th 1988
Remler Shatters Notions at Vine St. Bar & Brill; a review by Don Heckman: Los Angeles Times July 22nd, 1988
Vine St. Bar & Grill review by Leonard Feather: Los Angeles Times Feb. 1989
Double Gutiars Pass Sellout Crowd's Test: by Bob Karlovits: The Pittsburgh Press Feb. 25th 1989
Remler Plays In Trance by Nels Nelson: The Philadelphia Inquirer June 1989
Guitarist Learns To Live In A Man's World by Bob Protzman: St. Paul Pioneer Press July 1989
Emily Remler and All That's Jazz by Neil Nelson: The Washington Post July 1989
Dakota Jazz Club review by Bob Protzman: St. Paul Pioneer Press Nov. 1989
Emily Remler Plays One Smokin' Guitar: by Don Adair: Spokane Chronicle Nov. 24th 1989
Remler Warms Cold Night For Crowd: by Don Adair: Spokane Chronicle Nov. 28th 1989
Worcester Jazz Festival review by Peter Landsdowne: Worcester Telegram & Gazette Feb. 1990

Honorable Mentions

Jazz Guitar Life interview with Russ DeFilippis: 2004.
Jazz Guitar Life interview with Joshua Breakstone: 2005.
Just Jazz Guitar interview with Marty Ashby: 2009.
Jazz Guitarists by Tony Oreshko.
Emily I Will Carry You by Michael Ducey.

Private Lessons

Audio files, indexes and related documents for Lessons with Emily. Click on the icons and blue titles to download

  From Sheryl Bailey  
Picking Dynamic Study  

From Joel Turoff  
1. Lesson: Jazz Minors ~ January, 1985  
Jazz Minors 1  
Jazz Minors 2  
  2. Lesson: Walking Basslines - Subdominant Minors ~ Spring 1985  
Walking Basslines - Subdominant Minors  
  3. Lesson: I Substitutes - Whole Tone Scales ~ Fall 1985  
I Substitutes / Whole Tone Scales  
  4. Lesson: Four - Guidetones - Oleo ~ Summer 1986  
Four/ Guidetones / Oleo  
  5. Lesson: Metronome - So What ~ Fall 1986  
Metronome / So What 1  
Metronome / So What 2  
  6. Lesson: Whole Tone Scale - Searchin' ~ Fall 1987
  Whole Tone Scale / Searchin'  
  7. Lesson: Misty - Joy Spring ~ 1988  
Misty / Joy Spring  
  8. Lesson: Rhythm Changes ~ Summer 1988  
Rhythm-Changes / Rootless Chords / Tri-tones 1  
Rhythm-Changes / Rootless Chords / Tri-tones 2  
  9. Lesson: Equinox ~ January 1990  
Equinox / Modal and Cadence Approach 1  
Equinox / Modal and Cadence Approach 2  
Equinox / Modal and Cadence Approach 3  

  Links of Interest  
Funkallero with Frank Gibson  
Sunny Paul