Teaching

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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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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Podcast #28 - Why Teaching Makes You a Better Jazz Guitarist

The act of teaching (or bluntly "showing stuff to others") is one of the most overlooked tools for learning jazz guitar. And, for that matter, teaching is of utmost importance when attempting to learn virtually anything in life. Enjoy this...

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Learning Jazz Standards

Question by Karl(Boston, MA, USA)

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