Marc-Andre Seguin Marc-Andre Seguin

is the webmaster, mastermind and teacher on JazzGuitarLessons.net, the #1 online resource for learning how to play jazz guitar. He draws from his experience both as a professional jazz guitarist and professional jazz teacher to help thousands of people from all around the world learn the craft of jazz guitar.

Learn Jazz Scales for Jazz Improvisation

Reference for Most Common Scales for Jazz Guitar Jazz improvisation depends on "playing the right notes". We can achieve this by carefully choosing scales in the appropriate context! Here we'll provide you with a reference on how to effectively...

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How to Use Passing and Diminished Chords for Walking Dominants

The Diminished chord? The diminished 7th chord is a four note chord made up of the chord tones 1 b3 b5 bb7. For example, Cdim7 would be C Eb Gb Bbb (aka A 😜).  Learn more here about diminished chords here. Now unto walking!  Move Between Chords...

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How to Outline the Changes for Jazz Guitar

Learn to Play Over These Common Progressions (w/ Video + Audio) You ever wonder how some improvisers can play lines without any accompaniment but still manage to make all of the changes stand out? Well, today we'll be going over how they approach...

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Misty - Chord Melody, Single-Note Solo & Chord Shapes

Composed by Errol Garner Tune's History Misty is a ballad that was composed by pianist Errol Garner in 1954. Johnny Burke later added lyrics and it has since become one of the all-time greatest and most-played jazz standards in the Great American...

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7 Musicians Who Helped to Shape Acoustic Jazz Music

Guest post by Charles Vallena

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9 Steps to Understanding Jazz Voicings and Chord Inversions

It's about getting the right DEFINITIONS to start with! The most common "mistake" that comes across in private lessons, Facebook comments and YouTube comments is confusing inversions and voicings. Those are two separate concepts that I cover at...

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