In this lesson set, Matt will teach you everything you need to know to fluently play jazz guitar.
Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.
Course filmed with 6 cameras for the perfect angles.
All tabs and notation provided in PDF and Guitar Pro formats.
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Matt Brown explains the fundamental concepts involved in jazz guitar playing. You will learn how to accompany ("comp"), improvise, and play melodies in the jazz style. Matt also provides you with music theory concepts necessary to composing your own jazz solo arrangements.Begin the Course
Check out this lesson to learn some basic jazz theory & chord voicings.
Learn some more advanced chord voicings as well as the Charleston rhythm.
Learn a handful of Set II voicings & round out your knowledge of the basic jazz chords.
Apply the chords you've learned & experiment with some solo ideas.
Learn which scales work with which jazz chord voicings.
Matt sheds some light on the circle of fifths.
Learn how to get the most out of your time when practicing.
Here's the second installment of Matt's proper practicing lesson.
Learn how to avoid carpal tunnel and other hand injuries by using proper technique.
Matt Brown teaches the jazz standard "All of Me."
Matt Brown explains how to improvise over the changes to "All of Me."
Matt Brown begins talking about solo arrangements in this lesson. He teaches Carcassi's "Estudio No. 1" as an introduction to this concept.
Matt Brown returns to his Jazz series with a review lesson. He applies the standard ii V I progression to the circle of fifths.
In lesson 14, Matt discusses the turnback progression in the jazz style.
Matt brown discusses and demonstrates the set three voicings used in jazz guitar.
In this lesson, Matt demonstrates how to practice jazz solo arrangements by taking a look at "Here's That Rainy Day."
In lesson 17, Matt reviews and expands on the jazz version of the 12 bar blues form.
In this lesson, Matt adds to your voicing repertoire while playing the Charleston rhythm.
Matt Brown talks about lead options when playing a blues in B flat major.
Matt Brown provides instruction and examples of playing jazz heads in the key of F. Once again, all examples follow the 12 bar blues form.
Matt Brown takes another look at blues heads in the key of B flat. In this lesson, he covers a head by Thelonious Monk.
Matt Brown takes a look at a solo arrangement and provides thoughts and tools necessary to complete this type of guitar playing.
Matt Brown starts breaking down the rhythmic tendencies and patterns to the Brazilian Bossa Nova style of playing.
In lesson 24 of his Jazz series, Matt takes a look at the melody to Blue Bossa.
Matt Brown takes a look at the available chord voicings for Blue Bossa.
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Nice way to learn this standard.
Chord diagrams to remain throughout lesson on a bottom screen maybe
I like the teachers approach of taking baby steps making it easier to understand a difficult style. Kudos!
I think this instructor is pretty clear in his instructions. It would be wonderful if he could provide exercises to practice/enforce the lessons taught here!
im a playing musician and im trying to get into the jazz so i think this is going to help me
Matt makes it easier to understand the theory.
Love the way this guy explains these things
Ok so triads and the Freddy Green and we are ready to Jazz!
Thanks Matt! These are perfect lessons for someone just starting out with Jazz. Some of the other lessons very quickly overwhelmed me.