Jazz Guitar



Google Jazz Guitar group

Google Jazz Guitar group

April 25, 2017
Why did you choose to go online? The Internet helps us with every aspect of the business: reaching consumers and distributors, making information about our guitars easily accessible, and building our community of fans. After winning the Guitar…
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Nylon String Jazz Guitar

Nylon String Jazz Guitar

March 28, 2017
Lovely to look at, thrilling to hear. Yours is the nine-foot grand of classicals. - Eugene Arima VIDEO Enjoy this classic performance by Pat Metheny, playing a Manzer Classical Guitar (Estival Jazz Festival in Lugano Switzerland, 9 July 2004)…
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Jazz scales Guitar

Jazz scales Guitar

March 14, 2017
Download your free ebook and explore the world of jazz guitar Type your name & email below In this lesson you ll learn what the dominant bebop scale is, how it looks on the guitar and how you can use this scale in your solos. David Baker was the first one to come…

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Beginning Jazz Guitar

Beginning Jazz Guitar

February 20, 2017
Learning how to play jazz guitar is no cakewalk but then that s what attracts most of us to the style to begin with. Jazz guitar is indeed challenging, however it s also extremely rewarding because the form allows you the ultimate freedom of expression as a musician. But…

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Gypsy Jazz Guitar Strings

Gypsy Jazz Guitar Strings

February 14, 2017
Argentine strings were born more than 60 years ago and have been played by the most famous guitarists from Django REINHARDT to Raphaël FAYS, Boulou FERRE, Pierre LACOMBE, ROMANE, Patrick SAUSSOIS and many others They ignored the crises and fashions and remain the favourite…

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Mickey Baker Jazz Guitar

Mickey Baker Jazz Guitar

February 12, 2017
Yes, that little book packs a lot of dynamite, doesn t it?!?! Let s talk a little about chord forms 4 and 5. First of all, remember that Mickey s fingerings were for a plectrum guitarist that only had a single pick to strum a chord. I believe he chose fingerings that allowed…

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Jazz Guitar practice routine

Jazz Guitar practice routine

December 6, 2016
A reader recently wrote in the following question: I used to play classical guitar, then stopped for a couple of years, and am now trying to teach myself jazz guitar. Here’s the thing: I’m a college student. Between classes, homework, and work, it’s hard to get in practice…

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Solo Jazz Guitar arrangements

Solo Jazz Guitar arrangements

November 16, 2016
When learning to solo over major family chords, many jazz guitarists explore the Ionian sound (Maj7) and the Lydian sound (Maj7#11), but there is a third major chord color, and that is the Lydian Augmented sound (Maj7#5). Though you don’t see many Maj7#5 chords in jazz standard…

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Jazz Guitar songs

Jazz Guitar songs

November 10, 2016
Sunny, a song written by Bobby Hebb in 1963, is one of the most performed and recorded pop songs. It was written as a tribute to John F. Kennedy, but also to Bobby Hebb’s brother, who was killed during a mugging on the same day Kennedy was murdered (November 22, 1963). Sunny…

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Jazz Guitars for sale

Jazz Guitars for sale

November 2, 2016
On February 27, New York City-based Guernsey’s auction house will conduct an auction of some of the rarest guitars in history, including instruments played by and signed by some of the biggest names in rock and jazz. Presented from several private collections, the Guitar…

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Guitars N Jazz

Guitars N Jazz

October 11, 2016
About Eastman In 1992, Qian Ni, who had come to the United States from China to study music, founded Eastman Strings. In the beginning, he and his two musician colleagues bought instruments from Western-trained violin makers from their home town in China, but before long…

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Jazz Guitar exercises

Jazz Guitar exercises

September 26, 2016
One of the most common questions I get from my students and readers is, “I know what jazz chords to study, but how to I practice them in a practical, musical way?” To help answer this question, I’ve put together an exercise that uses all the inversions of any chords you…

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Jazz songs for Guitar

Jazz songs for Guitar

September 24, 2016
(By Mike in Woodbridge , Virginia, USA.) This is my rendition of the Jazz Standard “Tenderly”, music by Walter Gross and words by Jack Lawrence. The chords are mostly taken directly from The New Real Book . I hope you enjoy it. (By Jean-Pierre Vimont, Aulnay sous Bois, France)…

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Ibanez Jazz Guitars

Ibanez Jazz Guitars

September 20, 2016
For a decade now, Ibanez has continued to energize the hollow-body segment with wide range of designs-with everything from rockin hybrids to straight-up jazz-boxes. The new Expressionist line begins yet anotherchapter in the Artcore story. The Expressionist difference?…

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Early Jazz guitarists

Early Jazz guitarists

September 16, 2016
“Like it or not, guitarists apart from Charlie Christian do not rank in importance in jazz as highly as horn players or pianists, ” wrote guitarist Duck Baker in response to an informal survey sent to a few of our contributors asking who they thought were the most under-appreciated…

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Beginner Jazz Guitar songs

Beginner Jazz Guitar songs

July 7, 2016
I remember as a kid loving the sound of jazz and especially jazz guitar. I decided to attempt to learn on my own by learning some chords from a Micky Baker jazz method book and trying to copy some of the licks I heard on records or the radio. I even went as far as learning…

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Jazz Guitar chords

Jazz Guitar chords

June 9, 2016
Major 7 Major 7th chords are the first chords that we will learn. They sound very jazzy and are very hip. Below are two examples of how to play a Maj 7 chords (Maj 7 chords are also denoted with a triangle, but I can t make the computer do that, so I ll use Maj 7). Note…

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Black Jazz guitarists

Black Jazz guitarists

June 7, 2016
This is FRESH AIR. I m Dave Davies, in for Terry Gross. Jazz guitarist, composer and arranger Jim Hall died in his sleep earlier this week. He was 83. Hall was known for a subtle, lyrical playing style; a gift for innovation; and collaborations with a host of talented musicians;…

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Jazz Guitar Tutorial

Jazz Guitar Tutorial

June 1, 2016
We learned in the jazz guitar chord tutorial that chords are built by stacking 3rds and most western music today uses nothing but this kind of chords. There are also chords based on fourths instead of thirds. These chords in fourths were made popular by McCoy Tyner (John…

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Jazz Guitar chord melody arrangements

Jazz Guitar chord melody arrangements

May 8, 2016
Learning how to play chord melody arrangements is something that many jazz guitarists strive for in their practice room. While many of us want to play arrangements in the style of our favorite players, we often don’t know where to start or how to work out a chord melody…

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Intro To Jazz Guitar

Intro To Jazz Guitar

December 9, 2015
When learning how to play jazz guitar, one of the most common progressions guitarists check out is the jazz blues progression. Since it is a fundamental form in just about every genre of modern music, the blues is a natural first step for guitarists who are moving into jazz…

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