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The Post-Holdsworth Jazz Vocabulary for Modern Jazz Guitar

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Quick Guitar Setup Tutorial

Tips and Tricks Every Guitar Player Should Know Guitars are amazingly durable instruments - but they need a little help once in a while to function properly. Here are the steps we will got through to set up your guitar.  Removing the Strings ...

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Jazz Guitarists: How to Learn Bebop Guitar

What Is Bebop Guitar? Bebop guitar is the musical language of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk played on guitar. In simple terms, the bebop style consists of fast single-note chromatic lines over top Tin Pan Alley jazz...

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How to Play What You Hear for Jazz Guitarists

In this short video and blog lesson, we'll discuss three ways to play what you hear as jazz guitarists. Three Ways to Play what you hear Play What You Hear Tip #1: Reduce the Constraints! Play What You Hear Tip #2: Play What You Sing! (And...

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Jazz Guitar Tips: Voice Leading

Voice Leading Voice leading on guitar is the art of leading the individual notes of a chord in an economical way. The term comes from chorale music, where composers would literally be leading the voices of the choir through a progression. ...

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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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