Jazz-theory

Improve Your Comping With Essential Tones - Easy Jazz Guitar Chords

Hello everyone! In today's lesson, I'll be showing you how to improve your comping with a concept called essential tones. This concept was first used by pianists like Bill Evans, and later adopted for guitar by the likes of Lenny Breau and Ed...

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The Magic Of String Transference For Jazz Guitarists

Hello everyone! Today I'll be showing you how to take jazz chords you already know and play them in every area of the neck. This can be quickly achieved with a 3-step process called string transference. Not only will you have more chords at your...

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Jazz Guitar Toolbox 4.1 - Essential Jazz Progressions

Welcome back to Jazz Guitar Toolbox, the series that covers essential skills every jazz guitarist should know! Today's lesson is all about chord progressions. Simply put, a chord progression is a specific order of chords. Most jazz standards use...

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Jazz Guitar Toolbox 3.1 - Basic Jazz Arpeggios

Welcome back to Jazz Guitar Toolbox, where we cover essential skills that every jazz guitarist should know. This lesson is all about a crucial tool for improvisation: arpeggios! In jazz guitar, an arpeggio is when you play the tones of a chord in...

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Jazz Guitar Toolbox 2.1 - Twelve Essential Chords

Welcome back to Jazz Guitar Toolbox, the series where we cover the absolute essential skills that every jazz guitarist should know. Today we're covering what many jazz guitarists are known for: chords! There are thousands of jazz guitar chords -...

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Jazz Guitar Toolbox 1.2 - The Melodic Minor Scale

Welcome back to our Jazz Guitar Toolbox series, which covers the essential tools every jazz guitarist should know. This lesson covers the melodic minor scale, and builds on previous content we covered in Jazz Guitar Toolbox 1.1 - The Major Scale.

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