This thesis analyzes Allan Holdsworth's improvisational style for the purpose of applying his techniques, such as string skipping and omnidirectional fretboard movement, beyond the jazz-rock idiom and expanding the melodic potential of the guitar.
Dr. Paulo Oliveira, D.M.A
Dr. Terry Klefstad, Ph.D.
Music, School of
Music and Performing Arts, College of
Master of Music (MM)
DaSilva, James, "An Analysis of Allan Holdsworth’s Techniques and Their Application to Fundamental Melodic Devices" (2022). Recital Papers. 35.