Arpeggios

Sweep Picking Jazz Guitar Licks

Play Arpeggios Efficiently The goal of this series is to actually put a lick under your fingers. Here, there’s no more searching for ideas in the sea of jazz theory information. We’ll give stuff you need to play and be creative. In this sweep...

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Easy Jazz Guitar Licks Every Guitarist Should Know

ii-V-I Licks w/ Video + TAB Hey guys! Marc here with some easy jazz guitar licks for you that I believe every jazz guitarist should know. These licks are useful for jazz guitarists of any level and you can learn each of them in less than a few...

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Playing Over Turnarounds iii-vi-ii-V Jazz Guitar Lick

Playing Over Turnarounds The goal of this series is to actually put a lick under your fingers. Here, there’s no more searching for ideas in the sea of jazz theory information. We’ll give stuff you need to play and be creative. Today, we're going...

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Major to Minor Jazz Guitar Lick

Voice Leading Within the Lines Our aim is to give you ideas as well as some tools to help you develop them further. You’ll get them under your fingers without needing to get too intellectual about the process. Of course, there is some thinking...

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Augmented Jazz Reality: Augmented Triad Licks

More Parallel II-V-I Lines Welcome back to our new series, "Hands-On Jazz Guitar." Today's lesson is called "Augmented Jazz Reality" as we will be discussing using augmented triad licks to get some fresh, hip sounds in your improvisation.

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Creating Melodic Lines from Scales and Arpeggios

How not to sound like a textbook when you're soloing You can get started creating your own melodic lines with simple scales and arpeggios immediately. It is so often understood in jazz improvisation that we are to play the "right" notes over...

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