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All Things Jazz Blues: Everything You Need to Know About a Jazz Blues

The blues in all of its variations is one of the most important things to master for any musician, and that's doubly so for jazz players.

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Why Learn Jazz Guitar?

There are many reasons to learn jazz guitar. Some of the following can be applied to just about any style of guitar, but I feel jazz provides a bit of an enhanced platform. ;-)

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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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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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How to Play Fast

Practice Techniques & Subdivision Control One thing I have always noticed from my students is the desire to learn how to play fast. Now, as a teacher, sometimes I shake my head at the obsession with speed. At the same time, however, I understand...

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4 Steps for Building Solid Ears

Ear Training for Jazz Players A guest post by Brent Vaartstra

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