Jazz Guitar Toolbox 2.3 - Basic Comping Rhythms

Hello again, welcome back to Jazz Guitar Toolbox, a series that offers all the essential tools a jazz guitarist needs! In this lesson, we’ll discuss one of (if not THE most) important aspects of not only jazz but music in general. That is: RHYTHM ...

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How to Transcribe: DIY Jazz Guitar Transcriptions

On Transcribing for Jazz Guitarists This is a "how-to" article about transcriptions for jazz musicians. Please click here to view a collection of note-for-note transcriptions on this website.

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5 Reasons to Transcribe Jazz Guitar Solos by Ear

A lot of players transcribe jazz guitar solos during their practice time. If you are not doing it, maybe it is because you do not see the benefits (yet). We are convinced that you know a handful of jazz solos you really enjoy listening to and in...

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Jazz Guitar Improvisation Using Motivic Development

Guest Lesson by Matt Warnock I want to start by saying thanks to Marc-Andre Seguin for inviting me to publish a guest post about jazz guitar improvisation on his very cool and informative jazz guitar website. One of the most often asked...

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The Chromatic Scale

I often get asked by students: "...I know scales and stuff, but how can I add more chromaticism to my lines? How can I connect everything with half-steps?" My answer is: well, practice the chromatic scale first and all this stuff will soon become 

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Chord Substitutions

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