One of the finest examples of modal jazz from one of the greatest records ever. In this free online guitar lesson, I teach you how to play "So What" by jazz legend Miles Davis.
In this free online guitar lesson, I present 7 open chord substitutions for use as replacements for your basic open chords.
In today's free online music lesson, we will be analysing Charlie Parker's jazz standard "Blues For Alice" - focusing particularly on Parker's note choices in the head and the relationship they have with the chords. I feel that any musician can learn a lot about music theory from analysing jazz standards, and with "Blues For… Continue reading Jazz Theory Lesson – “Blues For Alice” – Analysing a Jazz Standard
If I ever find myself stuck in a rut with my lead playing, I always revert back to practising with intervallic or triadic based ideas to help me come up with new licks. One of my favourite discoveries over the last few years was the spread triad, which I have been slowly building into my… Continue reading Free Guitar Lesson: How To Spice Up Your Pentatonics With Spread Triads
In my last post, I wrote about the Top 10 Guitar Songs For Beginners, focussing on the best rock and pop tunes that students and teachers alike for those wanting to take guitar lessons and music tuition. However, in this post, I thought I'd focus on those of you out there who perhaps a little more advanced on the instrument, and are looking for a new challenge to stretch yourself with!