Matt Warnock & Dirk Laukens
Tritone substitution is one of the most popular chord substitutions in jazz. The tritone concept is very versatile and can be used for soloing, comping and composition.
In this lesson, you will learn what tritone substitution is and how you can apply it on the guitar.
The blues scale is a very versatile scale and one that is easy to finger on the guitar. There are 2 types of blues scales, the minor blues scale and the major blues scale.
In this lesson, you will learn how to build both blues scales, how to apply them to your jazz solos, how to finger them on the guitar + sample licks and solos.
Build your jazz guitar vocabulary by learning these 25 classic bebop jazz guitar licks, as well as the important concepts behind each lick.
Learning to understand the concepts behind jazz licks is one of the most important aspects of building a jazz vocabulary.
The bebop scale is one of the easiest ways to add a jazzy sound to your guitar playing. This is because you add a chromatic note to the regular modes, and chromatic notes are an important aspect of the jazz sound.
There are three types of bebop scales: the dominant, minor and major bebop scale.
In this lesson, you will learn what the bebop scales are, how they look on the guitar and how you can use these scales in your solos.
The whole tone scale is a cool-sounding dominant 7th scale that you can use to add tension to your dominant 7th chords.
In this lesson, you will learn how to build the whole tone scale and apply it to your jazz guitar playing.
Blues is a predecessor of jazz, and both genres have always been heavily intertwined. The type of blues played by jazz musicians is more complex than traditional blues, but both have the same characteristics.
In this lesson, you will learn 6 variations of the jazz blues progression going from the basic original blues to more modern variations like the bebop blues changes.
In this lesson, you will learn the 10 most popular jazz chord progressions with practical examples for guitar.
Chord progressions are the backbone of any jazz standard and knowing how to play the most-used progressions is essential for any jazz musician.
Practicing these 10 progressions will give you a head start when learning new jazz standards.
All The Things You Are is another essential jazz standard and one that is often played by beginning jazz musicians, although it has a fairly complex harmony.
In this lesson, you will analyze the harmony of All The Things, learn a chord melody arrangement and a solo study.
The melodic minor scale is one of the most useful scales in jazz. In this lesson, you will learn what the melodic minor modes are, how they look on the guitar and how you can use them in your solos. All the modes on this page have the A root, so you can hear the difference between the scales. There is a sample lick included at the end of each mode description and fingering so that you…