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    New interview from the Dr. Jazz Talks interview series, this time MILES OKAZAKI – fantastic guitarist and composer with a beautiful last album Trickster's Dream …

    ... talk about Miles' beginnings and influences, being a bandleader, the Monk project, playing solo, playing with Steve Coleman, Mary Halvorson, Dan Weiss and others, his improvisational and compositional approaches, etc…


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    His book "Fundamentals of Guitar" is really inspiring. I would put it up there with Goodrick's "The Advancing Guitarist" in that it isn't a book you need to work through cover to cover. You can find a section that looks interesting and probably spend weeks thinking about it. I particularly liked the picking exercises that were taken from drum rudiments.