LESSONS

Basic Jazz Guitar Stuff Intro to Jazz Chords   Scales Reading Picking  Fingering Soloing  Comping Lessons from my former site, Chops Factory, recreated here and organized by lesson type: Theory Lessons on theory as they relate to jazz improvisation. Concepts about connecting ideas, and more! Respelling Chords/Scales Respelling Chords/Scales_ii How to Use Triad Arpeggios in Solos […]

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JGS Major2

Jazz Guitar Structures Jazz Guitar Structures Andrew Green Paperback: 136 pages with CD Publisher: Microphonic Press ISBN: 0-9700576-0-1   A Major triad with the second degree added is referred to in this book as MA+2: The second degree is added to create a four-note group that is easy to phrase with and move around. MA+2s […]

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JGS Minor 7

Jazz Guitar Structures Jazz Guitar Structures Andrew Green Paperback: 136 pages with CD Publisher: Microphonic Press ISBN: 0-9700576-0-1 MINOR 7 ARPEGGIOS The Minor 7 arpeggio is found within most scales, including the pentatonic scale (typically one of the first things that guitarists learn). Minor 7s are readily moved around, inverted, and employed in different ways. […]

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JGS

Jazz Guitar Structures Jazz Guitar Structures Andrew Green Paperback: 136 pages with CD Publisher: Microphonic Press ISBN: 0-9700576-0-1 INTRODUCTIONFor guitarists, the technical learning curve for improvisation is fairly steep. For this reason, it is important to find multiple uses for the musical structures that you learn to execute. This approach decreases the learning curve considerably.It’s […]

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