Jonathan Orriols Jonathan Orriols

is a guitar player out of Miami, Florida with 20 years of experience. He writes and performs music in several groups spanning different genres such as jazz, blues, and rock. He also studied composition for film, tv, and games through Berklee’s online program.

Intro to Bossa Nova Comping

When most people think of bossa nova music, they seem to think of paradise: relaxing in front of a beach with a nice drink in hand. Can you blame them?

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Anyone Can Play Jazz Guitar

Jazz guitar is something that seems to intrigue lots of people but also seems to discourage just as many. 

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All Things Jazz Blues: Everything You Need to Know About a Jazz Blues

The blues in all of its variations is one of the most important things to master for any musician, and that's doubly so for jazz players.

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Why Learn Jazz Guitar?

There are many reasons to learn jazz guitar. Some of the following can be applied to just about any style of guitar, but I feel jazz provides a bit of an enhanced platform. ;-)

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Jazz Guitar Today

Many things about jazz guitar have stayed the same. The epicenter of the hottest jazz is still New York City by most accounts, the improvisational qualities of it are the same, many of the traditions are the same.

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Best Archtop and Semi-Hollow Guitars for Getting Into Jazz

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