Tag Archives: Jazz Guitar

The Cycle of Fourths

If you’re interested in learning jazz guitar (or any style of guitar), it’s important to learn how the neck of the instrument relates to musical notes. Start the journey here.

Part One:

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Part Two:

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How to learn the Fretboard (start here)

What fret are you on? What position are you in? Let’s learn how to think about the guitar neck.

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Jazz Guitar Scales: 5/2 Major Scale

All these scale fingerings are important if you want to be able to play through the chord changes of standard and jazz tunes.

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Jazz Guitar Chords: Minor 7 Flat 5 Chord (-7b5)

Also called “half diminished,” this is the most important chord in jazz because it is used so many ways.

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Jazz Guitar Chords: Diminished 7 Chord

These fingerings work well with each other and interact with the basic 7th chords in my other videos.

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Jazz Guitar Chords: Minor 7 Chord

Minor 7 chords. If they’re good enough for Carlos Santana, they’re good enough for me and good enough for you too. Learn them here.

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