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Jazz Guitar for Beginners

Getting started with jazz guitar often seems intimidating to many players. Today, I'm here to tell you that with strong fundamentals and consistent, diligent practice,  you can also play jazz guitar. I won't kid you. It's a lifelong endeavor with...

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Beginning Jazz Blues Improvisation

Jazz Guitar Scales Shortcut Being able to play the blues convincingly is crucial for any professional or aspiring jazz musician. Many players look at the chord progression on blues and think, "That's easy!"

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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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Harmonic Analysis for Jazz Guitar

How to Analyze Chord Progressions in Jazz Standards Being able to breakdown the harmony of a tune is essential for any musician and/or improviser. Knowing the role of certain chords in the scale and why they do the things they do is what will...

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4 Steps for Building Solid Ears

Ear Training for Jazz Players A guest post by Brent Vaartstra

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Reading Exercises for Jazz Guitar

Reading Exercise #28 A Guest Post by Michael Berard

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