5 jazz standards chord melody

5 Jazz Tunes Arranged For Chord-Melody You Need To Know

5 jazz standards chord melodyFocusing on jazz standards is surely the best way to accelerate the learning process of jazz guitar, making sure to choose easy songs with a few numbers of chords and melodies that can be easy to hear, play and memorize. When learning jazz guitar, it's very important to spend time learning famous jazz songs, it is an essential part of being a jazz musician. Many guitar students are able to play a ton of chords, arpeggios and scales but they can't play a jazz tune mixing both the melody and the chords.

Here are 5 easy chord-melody arrangements of popular jazz songs for beginning jazz guitarists. Each lesson is available for free as a YouTube video with guitar chord diagrams overlayed in real time. 

 

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  • Beautiful love (Wayne King, Victor Young and Egbert Van Alstyne)
  • Misty (Errol Garner)
  • Moon river (Henry Mancini)
  • Stella by startlight (Victor Young)
  • Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma)
 
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