Lessons

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Lenny's Guide Tones

Lenny’s Guide Tones

Lenny Breau is without any doubt one of the most original jazz guitarist. A lot can be said on his ...
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Minor 3rd shift for II - V

Minor 3rd shift for II – V

Here's a simple but very efficient idea to solo over II - V progressions. It consist of shifting a minor ...
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Block Chord Soloing (Part 2)

Block Chord Soloing (Part 2)

Extensions Now that we've looked at the main block chord shapes for major, minor and dominant chords, it is time ...
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Block Chord Soloing

Block Chord Soloing

Jazz guitar chord vocabulary can often be seen as a vast and infinite subject.... and it really is!!! But when ...
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Saxophone Picking

Saxophone Picking

In this lesson I will explain my favorite picking style. It is how I am picking most of the time ...
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Bb Blues (Part 2)

Bb Blues (Part 2)

Hey there! I hope you enjoyed the Bb Blues Comping etude in the 1st part of this lesson. The next ...
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Bb Blues Comping

Bb Blues Comping

Hey there! Why not talk about comping... the way too often forgotten of our practice sessions. The coolest thing about ...
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Backward Chromatic Targeting (Part 4) - Bebop Solo on Cherokee

Backward Chromatic Targeting (Part 4) – Bebop Solo on Cherokee

Hey there! Here is the final part of this lesson. I made a little solo over Cherokee to demonstrate how ...
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Backward Chromatic Targeting (Part 3)

Backward Chromatic Targeting (Part 3)

Hey there! In this lesson we are going to take a look at a very efficient strategy of using these ...
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Backward Chromatic Targeting (Part 2)

Backward Chromatic Targeting (Part 2)

So now that we covered the targeting patterns, it is time to use them in context. This part of the ...
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Backward Chromatic Targeting

Backward Chromatic Targeting

Chromatic targeting is for sure one of the most important jazz melodic device. It has been used since the early ...
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Neck Geography

Neck Geography

Introduction: I wasn't sure if I wanted to do a lesson on the neck visualization subject. There is already so ...
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Dual Dominant Chord Shapes

Dual Dominant Chord Shapes

Hello! Dual dominant chord shapes is a concept that my guitar teacher introduced me to, back when I was studying ...
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Altered Dominant Sound for Dummy

Altered Dominant Sound for Dummy

Altered dominant sound is one of the greatest innovation Jazz brought to modern music. A lot of romantic composers were ...
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Michael Brecker - Original Ray (solo) 'Arranged for guitar'

Michael Brecker – Original Ray (solo) ‘Arranged for guitar’

This arranging project is something I have done 10 years ago. I was really looking for new soloing ideas and ...
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