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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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Intro to Metric Modulation

Superimposing Time 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. We will be talking about...

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Walking Bass with Chords for Jazz Guitar

Jazz Guitar Walking + Comping Tutorial Hey there, Marc here! I've got a great lesson for you on walking bass with chords for jazz guitar. This technique is very useful as a guitarist, as we often find ourselves in duo situations. Today, I'll give...

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Quartal Harmony for Jazz Guitar

Modern Jazz Guitar Chords Hey everyone! Marc here today with a lesson on quartal harmony for jazz guitar. If you have some knowledge of music theory, you probably already know that chords are typically built in thirds. The chords we'll be...

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Jazz Phrasing and Playing the "Right" Notes

Advanced Jazz Guitar Lesson Hello there! Marc here for another lesson. Today's lesson is called "Jazz Phrasing and Playing the 'Right' Notes". Here,  we're going to talk about the importance of being able to phrase cohesively versus the...

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Sweep Picking for Jazz Guitar

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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