Gear

What Are The Best Jazz Guitar Strings?

If you're new to the world of jazz guitar, you might be thinking - do I need a fancy pack of strings to get the "jazz sound"? In short, it really depends on what style of jazz you're looking to play and what tone you prefer. In my opinion, your...

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Best Archtop and Semi-Hollow Guitars for Getting Into Jazz

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How To Make A Guitar Amp Sound Better

Musicians are nerdy people – ever searching for a better, more profound sound, tinkering with their gear, and what not. Now, it's only normal that the idea of making your guitar amp sound better crossed your mind, as it did to so many people...

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John Scofield (1951-)

Jazz guitarist John Scofield is one of the top touring, recording and composing jazz artist of his generation. His jazz-rock-fusion and funk albums (noticeably with Medesky, Martin and Woods) brought him to the attention of a wider audience of...

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Jim Hall (1930-2013)

Jim Hall is hard to box-in and describe. Yes, he's one of the guys that were active starting in the 1950... in New York in the 60's. And yes , he played mainstream jazz and/or bebop and/or cool. And of course, he played with most legendary jazz...

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Marc's Jazz Guitar Gear

Through this website, I get asked what type of amps, guitar, pedals (and even string gauges) I use on a daily basis. So here's the page where I'm listing all the equipment I play with as part of my regular jazz guitar gear. I don't always bring...

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