An ever expanding library of video guitar lessons in which Stochelo shares his approach to technique, improvisation and rhythm-guitar. If you are a student of gypsy jazz you would probably jump to the chance of having a one-on-one session with Stochelo showing you all the tricks of the trade. And now: this is a real possibility!
Enter the rich and exciting world of jazz harmony. This fascinating piano lesson from one of the greats in contemporary jazz is packed with musical insights, invaluable advice and detailed keyboard technique for players who are starting out in this idiom. All you need is a basic knowledge of the keyboard, and before long you’ll be comping evocative jazz chords and creating lush improvisations.
Jazz is one of the most challenging and satisfying styles of music you can play on the guitar. This video lesson presents a very clear and thorough introduction to jazz guitar. You will study all the licks, chords, scales and theory that you will need to know to get started.
Jazz guitar is certainly not the easiest style of music to learn how to play, but if you’re already a rock or blues player then you already know more about playing jazz guitar than you might think you do. Jazz (like rock) is rooted in the blues. Understanding the common threads between the styles is the key to making the transition to jazz much easier and quicker. David Becker’s Transitions To Jazz identifies those common threads and shows you how to tweak what you already know into versatile jazz applications, vocabulary and dialects.
Jazz-rock great Scott Henderson reveals his unique approach to improvising. You'll learn how to solo over major, pentatonic, melodic minor, diminished, and whole-tone scales, along with modern uses for arpeggios and triads all in the context of melodic and rhythmic phrasing. It also nails the hard-to-teach subject of improvisational phrasing. Includes printable companion booklet.
Based on the 5 superb jam tracks that he has created for Jazz Metal Soloing Vol.1, then we were most definitely right. This series contains 5 superb heavier jam tracks with Christophe showing you just how you can improvise over them. He takes a lot of the melodic devices and harmonic approaches from a Jazz context and thrusts them full force into an all out metal context. The results are quite astounding! Few players can take on a fusion approach quite like Christophe can!
Theory and harmony instructionals filled with chord construction strategies and applications. The entire jazz standard songbook is built primarily on major and minor ii-V-I, major blues, minor blues and modal progressions. Learn how to comp over these types of progressions starting with these arrangements patterned after classic standards.
Guitarist, vocalist, and bandleader, the multi-faceted John Pizzarelli has established himself as one of jazz music's brightest new stars. Son of legendary jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, John was exposed to the music of Erroll Garner, Les Paul, and Django Reinhardt at a young age, and began playing with his father at age 20. Though he's just 49 years old now, John has already recorded 21 albums, including the recent releases Dear Mr. Sinatra, Generations (a duo album with his father), and With a Song in My Heart.
Renowned jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli shares his take on the key elements of jazz guitar style. Filled with dazzling demos, insightful lessons and great anecdotes, this DVD is perfect for newcomers looking to get their feet wet, or for experienced jazzers. Filmed in hi-def with onscreen music for many of the examples.
Take the ultimate jazz master class with Guitar World columnist Vic Juris and the Vic Juris: All That Jazz DVD. These video lessons teach you everything from Coltrane changes to unusual uses for the minor pentatonic scale, and they including standard notation and tab. With more than 90 minutes of lessons, All That Jazz is guaranteed to improve your jazz-playing skills.