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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. First, some tips about improvising using pre-set constraints. Secondly, we'll talk about playing what you sing or singing what you play....

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Introduction to Bird Blues for Jazz Guitar

Ever been to a jam session where someone (read: an alto sax player) calls a Bird Blues? Oh that embarrassing moment! The Bird Blues is a variation on the 12-bar blues form that originated in the bebop era. It was named after Charlie "Bird"...

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Meditative Rhythms: The Ultimate Jazz Guitar Warm Up Exercise

In this blog post and video we'll look into an exercise that is very simple. It's called meditative rhythms. In my humble opinion, this is the most effective jazz guitar warm up there is! Ready?

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The Jazz Guitar Comping Video Lesson of Your Dreams

Oh yeah! This is exciting. Time for  the jazz guitar comping video lesson of your dreams. 

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Jazz Guitar Vlog

Getting started shooting shorter (more informal) videos, for your viewing pleasure. :-)

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Ed Bickert Interviews

Part 1 - Japan, Donuts and Plucking Like a Jazz Guitar Great Canadian jazz guitarist Ed Bickert is a living legend. A series of fourteen short clips (from closed-doors interviews with Jeff Bickert) were published on Vimeo in 2014. Yours truly,...

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