Guitar Lessons

Jazz Fusion Lessons


  • Percussive Lead

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Get some percussion tricks under your belt

    Tags: rhythmic solo, damped notes, percussive, dead notes, C minor
  • 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
  • Open Triads Etude N.2

    by Diego Budicin

    Etude based on open triads - to develop better control of chord melody.

    Tags: Fingerpicking, Pizzicato, Legato, Hammer On/Pull Offs, Chord Melody, Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Haydn, Mark Knopfler, John Frusciante, A minor, classical music
  • I - VI - II - V - Altered Licks

    by Diego Budicin

    A list of different altered licks, useful If you are willing to enlarge your vision around a I VI II V progression.

    Tags: Modal Phrasing, Diminished Scale, Alternate Picknig, Sweep Picking, Hybrid Picking, Robben Ford, Scott Henderson, Guthrie Govan, Josh Smith, Eric Gales, C Blues, C Major, C Mixolydian #9, 12/8
  • Jazz Ballad: Miles Davis Style

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Imitate the phrasing of a brass instrument like trumpet or saxophone!

    Tags: miles davis, scott henderson, jeff beck, steve lukather, mike stern, phrasing, legato, B minor, vibrato, slides, whammy bar tricks, trumpet solo, Jazz ballad
  • Mastering the Fretboard: Diatonic Arpeggios

    by Chris Shofner

    An etude designed to help get you up and down the neck and connect the dots in new ways.

    Tags: John Scofield, Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, Mastering the Fretboard, diatonic arpeggios, CM7, Dm7, Em7, FM7, G7, Am7, B half dim7, improvisation
  • Etude No.2 - Rhythmic Diversity

    by Chris Harrington

    In Etude No.2 we look at playing polyrhythms within fingerpicking patterns. This is part two in a series of etudes.

    Tags: fingerpicking, polyrhythms, acoustic, Julian Lage, chords, voicings, C major, C mixoldyian, modal interchange, inversions, arpeggios, chord progression, stretches, chord melody, travis picking variation, melodic lines, comping, extended chords
  • Norman Brown Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of Norman Brown, No. 1 smooth jazz radio hits guitarist and singer.

    Tags: G minor, Smooth Jazz, muted notes, jazz licks, R&B, rhythm, jazz lines, double stops, octaves, sweep picking, alternate picking, jazz phrases, G Pentatonic minor, dynamics, crossover jazz
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Golden Oldies

  • Jazz Funk Licks

    by Stephane Lucarelli

    In this lesson you'll find some ideas of jazz phrasing over a funk/groove backing track. A good way to develop and improve your musical vocabulary.

    Tags: arpeggios, chromaticism, D minor blues, D dorian, improvisation, soloing, Rhythm placement, patterns, jazz licks
  • Salsa Rhythm

    by Gerardo Siere

    Four salsa chord patterns based on a given bass line.

    Tags: bass line, Latin, C minor, fingerstyle, chord patterns, cuba, latin folk, traditional, rhythm, timing, following the chords, arranging, nylon guitar strings
  • Mixolydian Fusion Licks

    by Stephane Lucarelli

    Improve your phrasing by learning some fusion licks using the C mixolydian mode.

    Tags: C Mixolydian, phrasing, licks, fusion, jazz, chromatic, string skipping, chromaticism, fusion licks, fusion lines, phrases, hybrid picking, economy picking
  • Minor 9 Fusion

    by Vasilije Vukmirovic

    Phrasing over minor 9/maj progressions.

    Tags: fusion, jazz fusion, G minor, G harmonic minor, string skipping, john petrucci, liquid tension, triplets, timing, jazz improvisation
  • 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
  • Quartal Harmony - Dorian Scale Solo

    by Stephane Lucarelli

    In this lesson we are stacking 4ths within C Dorian mode to create some nice modern sounding arpeggios.

    Tags: 4ths arpeggios, dorian mode, soloing, improvisation, stacking 4ths, modern arpeggios, john scofield, modes applied, jazz fusion licks
  • Dorian Arpeggios

    by David Wallimann

    We'll study the seven arpeggios found in the scale of G Dorian. The concept is very simple.

    Tags: dorian, arpeggio
  • 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
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