Jazz Guitar

Five Cool ii V I Jazz Licks For Guitar

2020-08-22T12:00:42+01:00

The term “ii V I” (two, five, one) refers to a chord progression often used in many styles of music, especially in jazz. The numbers refer to the chords in the key that you are playing this chord progression, meaning the ii is the chord off of the second note of the scale, the V is the chord off of the fifth note, and the I is the chord off of the first note of the scale. The roman numerals tell us if the chord is major or minor, lower case representing a minor chord and upper case showing major. This [...]

Five Cool ii V I Jazz Licks For Guitar2020-08-22T12:00:42+01:00

10 Steps to help improve your jazz guitar playing

2020-07-02T09:58:50+01:00

Step 1: Listen to great jazz music In order to become a competent jazz guitarist, you will need to listen to a lot of excellent jazz music. It is simply essential to get the sound of jazz in your ear! Listening to a lot of jazz music will help you internalise the sound of swing! In addition to listening, you should also attend regular performances of live jazz. By attending live jazz performances, you will become more and more acquainted with the vocabulary of jazz music. You will also witness first hand how jazz musicians take turns to solo and support [...]

10 Steps to help improve your jazz guitar playing2020-07-02T09:58:50+01:00
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