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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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Habits for Optimal Improvement

Among the many things we discuss here relating to jazz guitar, it's important to also discuss some of the more abstract things like practice time and habits.

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Podcast #36 - Intros + Endings

If you've ever run into the situation where you struggled to set-up a tune with a nice introduction or create a nice, smooth ending, this podcast episode is for you. Here, I'm discussing a few simple and effective approaches to do just that!

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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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Jazz Guitar Gear

Get the Jazz Sound On Your Favorite Records Before I even get started, I'd like to mention that you don't want to put all of the weight of your sound into your gear. As the old adage goes, "the tone is in your fingers."

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Jazz Guitar for Rock Guitarists

Speaking from personal experience, jazz guitar seemed like rocket science coming from the rock world. This isn't a knock on rock, because I think there's also a lot that jazz players can learn from rock players, but it was a wake-up call all the...

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