Jazz and blues have always been intertwined. Now you can see how simple blues lines can add to your jazz improvisational skills, as well as other styles. Hans is back with the first of a three-part series that will sharpen your playing considerably.
Jazz Guitar Lessons
Free jazz guitar lessons covering topics like bebop scales, jazz chords, modes, popular styles, technique, theory and more.
Bill Cozzo returns with the second installment of his lesson on quartal harmony. This piece includes a practical demonstration with All Along The Watchtower.
We conclude our series on jazz comping with a lesson in quartal harmony. We’ll also work in an arrangement of Autumn Leaves.
In this lesson we get into compound voicings – a term used for chord shapes featuring more than one extension. Part four of five.
We’re going to keep adding extensions to the basic guitar voicings we’ve covered in previous lessons. Part three of five.
In this series of lessons, we’ll explore a cool approach to accompanying (or comping) jazzy chord progressions.
In this lesson we’re aiming for a higher degree of flexibility by defining and practicing the same major scale harmonic layout. Part two of five.
This is the first of four parts in a look at comping. We begin with harmonizing the major scale with seventh chords.