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  • Two Fingers 12 Bar Blues

    by Javier Aviles

    Blues rhythm VI - II - V - I - in the key of A7. For beginner acoustic players.

    Tags: simplified, beginner friendly, easy fingering, simple chords, two strings only, jazz blues, acoustic
    Difficulty2
  • Nylon Jam

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Does everybody on the Internet have a better guitar than you? Fear not - your nylon string is also a fantastic instrument.

    Tags: nylon strings, acoustic jam, dissonance, hybrid picking, open strings, C Lydian, acoustic fusion
    Difficulty4
  • Larry Carlton Acoustic Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of acoustic Larry Carlton.

    Tags: acoustic guitar, blues, jazz fusion, hybrid picking, G minor, blues phrasing, jazz phrasing, jazz chords, chords, voicings, comping, rhythm & melody, blues rhythm, acoustic jazz, improvisation
    Difficulty4
  • Making Changes

    by Chris Harrington

    An intro into the world of playing of jazz chord changes.

    Tags: jazz, solo, bebop, changes, theory, Django Reinhardt, C major, Bb major, Ab major, swing, following the chords, chord changes, jazz improvisation, minor 7th arpeggio, major 7th arpeggio, dominant arpeggio, chord tones
    Difficulty4
  • Fingerpicking Swing

    by Diego Budicin

    A swing chord progression perfect to improve your fingerpicking and groove!

    Tags: F minor, walking bass, Fingerpicking, fingerstyle, Legato, Pull Off/Hammer On, Slide, chords, chord voicing, F whole half, muted arpeggios, timing, jazzy, swing groove, groove, dynamics, rhythm training
    Difficulty4
  • Acoustic Jazz Fusion

    by Javier Aviles

    In this lesson I change the style to Jazz Fusion to show you how to play some rhythm chords using open strings notes.

    Tags: acoustic jazz, fusion, open strings chords, harmonics, hybrid picking, E Major, chords, chord melody, arpeggiated chords
    Difficulty3
  • Acoustic Gipsy Jazz

    by Sinisa Cekic

    Lesson in the style of gipsy/manouche jazz guitar.

    Tags: gipsy, manouche, jazz, acoustic
    Difficulty6
  • Dixie Rhythm Guitar

    by Sinisa Cekic

    This lesson will explain the structure of chords, variations and everything else related to dixie guitar style.

    Tags: syncopation, dixieland, jazz, G blues, G mixolydian, chords, 6th chords, hybrid picking, Dixie, rhythm, chord structure, blues rhythm, hot jazz, traditional jazz
    Difficulty3
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  • Latin Rhythms: Bolero & Cha-cha-cha

    by Gerardo Siere

    Rhythm patterns for your right hand suitable for Bolero and Cha-cha-cha

    Tags: latin, common harmonic progression, percussive, chord progression, fingerstyle, chords, rhythm variations, comping, Argentina, Folk
    Difficulty3
  • Jazz Manouche

    by Jad Diab

    An introduction to Jazz manouche. It contains lot of phrases that are typical of the style, and can teach you theory that can be helpful when improving or composing.

    Tags: Jazz manouche, arpeggios, triads, Django Reindhart, nylon strings, picking, rhythm guitar, lead guitar, jazz phrases, jazz improvisation, following the chords, Angello Debarre, Stochelo Rosenberg, Biréli Lagrène, Horizontal arpeggios, Diminished arpeggios played over dominant chords, Bitonal arpeggios, Chromatism
    Difficulty6
  • Gypsy Jazz Common Phrasing

    by Ramiro Delforte

    Common phrasing in this particular style that many players like Bireli Lagrene, Stochelo Rosenberg or the most known Django Reinhardt developed.

    Tags: Gypsy Jazz, Bireli Lagrene, Stochelo Rosenberg, Django Reinhardt, A Major, G Major, alternate picking, sweep picking, economy picking, acoustic solo, following the chords
    Difficulty6
  • Estilo 1 (Lead)

    by Gerardo Siere

    Short Montuno pice, lead is played by guitar.

    Tags: Montuno, latin, afro-cuban, D minor, fingerpicking, fingerstyle, brazil, bossa, lead guitar, nylon strings, melody
    Difficulty2
  • Bossa (and Samba) Rhythms 2

    by Gerardo Siere

    Patterns covering bossa-nova comping. Bass pattern root-fifth. All examples over typical harmony progression of the style.

    Tags: Jobim, Gilberto, chord progression, comping, bass pattern, root-fifth, harmony, chords, fingerstyle, nylon strings guitar, brazil, brazilian, F major
    Difficulty3
  • Sinisa & Alter Ego Band

    by Sinisa Cekic

    Have you ever wondered how an orchestra consisting of you + yourself would sound?!

    Tags: C major, C blues, slide, acoustic, fingerpicking, swing jazz, blues, Jazz Blues, two guitars, double stops, rhythm, phrasing, chords, groove, fingerstyle, picking, downpicking
    Difficulty4
  • Jazz Notes 18: Latin Comping

    by Jerry Arcidiacono

    A Latin Jazz short tune which uses extended and altered chords.

    Tags: Latin Jazz, Bossa Nova, Samba, Jazz, Classical Guitar, Fingerpicking, Dizzie Gillespie, Stan Kenton, chords, chord shapes, comping, swing, Salsa, Cuban, fingerstyle, A minor, Eb Major
    Difficulty4
  • Walking Bass Lesson

    by Jerry Arcidiacono

    Jerry explains how to play a chord progression with fingerstyle technique, with a set of chords common in jazz music. Play lower notes with your right thumb and you can obtain a kind of "walking bass" effect.

    Tags: bass lines, fingerstyle, triplet, triplet feel, chord voicings, thumb, comping, rhythm, nylon strings, chord progression, chord changes, chord shapes, jazz, jazz, D major, extended chords, inversions, roots, 9th chords
    Difficulty4
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