In this lesson I will be teaching you how to play Blue Bossa on guitar. Blue Bossa is one of the first standards that many jazz guitarists learn, mainly because the progression is a great workout for playing over both major and minor ii-V-I’s, but even the seasoned jazz guitarist still enjoys a More >
Earlier this week on my Facebook Page I mentioned that I was going to revive the tune study section of my website and asked readers what standard they would like to see a new article on. While everyone had good suggestions, the tune I got requested the most for was how to play Autumn Leaves on More >
You’re out playing a gig with your combo at a packed jazz club, and during the bass solo you notice someone eagerly waiting to ask you something at the edge of the stage.
After the song has finished, the person comes up to you and politely asks “it’s my friend’s birthday tonight, can you play happy More >
One of the most effective ways that you can get better as a jazz guitarist is by knowing how to learn jazz standards on the guitar. Standards give us an application in which to utilize the things that we have been working on in the practice room.
As a teacher one of the most common things I hear is More >