Nick Kellie covers the smooth jazz concept as it relates to guitar playing.
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In this lesson series, Nick Kellie will delve into smooth jazz and how it differs from traditional jazz styling.Begin the Course
Nick Kellie is starting a new Smooth Jazz series! In this lesson series he will cover key concepts to playing in this style, as well as how it differs from traditional forms of Jazz.
Nick Kellie demonstrates the octave shapes and how they are utilized in the smooth jazz style of playing.
Nick Kellie demonstrates commonly used rhythmic and melodic ornaments in the smooth jazz style.
Nick Kellie explains how to encircle a target tone with upper and lower chromatic neighbor tones. This melodic technique is used frequently in all jazz styles.
Nick Kellie demonstrates arpeggios as they relate to smooth jazz playing.
Nick Kellie demonstrates and discusses how to use the techniques he has taught in the context of an improvised solo.
In this lesson, Nick discusses how to implement a jazz blues into your playing.
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Another great and totally usable little lesson from Nick.
Good teacher also
He could mention which artistes fall into this genre in the intro, perhaps.
It's interesting.. sometimes it takes time to consume information.. sometimes the fingers aren't ready.. sometimes the mind needs simply time. But, in all cases, it needs to be presented in a way that it can be consumed. This has been accompl
My goal here will be learning w.m.'S Bumping on Sunset...great first lesson ...thanks. mike