Jazz-guitar-thoughts

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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How Hard Is Learning Jazz Guitar?

When I was in music school, stories of Coltrane and Charlie Parker practicing jazz for 10-12 hours a day would circulate the hallways like folk tales. At the time, it was inspiring, but for prospective jazz musicians I can understand how it would...

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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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How to Easily Learn Jazz Guitar Licks

Avoid This Mistake and Learn Guitar Licks Effortlessly Hello again! Marc here with another lesson for ya! In this post, I'll be going over what I consider to be the best way to easily learn jazz guitar licks. If you've been following me for a...

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Best Practices for Learning and Teaching Jazz Guitar

A guest post by Matthew Rusk of MGRMusic.com Teaching jazz guitar, and in general learning to play the guitar, can often feel like an isolated experience, practising individually without the support of other guitarists. Yet, put a few...

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The Post-Holdsworth Jazz Vocabulary for Modern Jazz Guitar

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