Welcome To Jazz Guitar Licks

 

CHORDS

Everything you ever wanted to know about jazz guitar chords is here. How they are built, how? to play them on guitar.

These lessons ?with tab, charts,? diagrams and practice tips give useful information on triads (major, minor, diminished, augmented,etc.), tetrads (seventh and sixth chords) , extended chords (9th, 11th, 13th) , altered chords, drop voicings, etc.???

?MAJOR TRIADS?

?MINOR TRIADS

?MAJOR SEVENTH CHORDS

?MINOR SEVENTH CHORDS?

?DOMINANT SEVENTH CHORDS

?HALF-DIMINISHED CHORDS

?DIMINISHED SEVENTH CHORDS

?DOMINANT SEVENTH FLAT NINTH CHORDS

and many more

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SCALES

Jazz guitar scales are very important devices when learning jazz guitar.

You will find in these lessons the most important scales and modes that any jazz guitar player need to know such as diatonic scales, melodic minor, harmonic minor, harmonic major, melodic minor, symmetic, pentatonic scales, bebop scales, blues scales.

Each article contains charts, exercices, theoretical explanations and guitar shapes.

? MODES OF THE MAJOR SCALES

? MODES OF THE HARMONIC MINOR SCALE

? MODES OF THE HARMONIC MAJOR SCALE

? MODES OF THE MELODIC MINOR SCALE

? BEBOP SCALES

? PENTATONIC SCALES

? BLUES SCALES

? SYMMETRIC SCALES

 

Guitar scales

ARPEGGIOS

Arpeggios are very used tools when improvising on chord changes because they easily outline the harmony of any jazz tune. They also have the advantage of being quite easy to learn and to play on guitar, that's the reason why beginners generally start to learn jazz improvisation using arpeggios.

Here is a non-exhaustive list of what you can find about arpeggios on this website :

?MAJOR 7 ARPEGGIOS

?MINOR 7 ARPEGGIOS

?DOMINANT 7 ARPEGGIOS

?DIMINISHED 7 ARPEGGIOS

?AUGMENTED MAJOR 7 ARPEGGIOS

?MAJOR NINTH ARPEGGIOS

and many more

 

Guitar arpeggios

LICKS AND SOLO TRANSCRIPTIONS

Learning basic jazz patterns, essential licks or riffs and lines taken from improvised solos of the greatest jazz players can be very helpful to expand your jazz vocabulary.

This section offers some exercices with tab, standard notation, audio files and theory based on classic jazz lines transcibed from famous jazz musicians such as Wes Montgomery, Emily Remler, Kenny Burrell, George Benson, Miles Davis, Joe Pass, Pat Martino, John Scofield, Barney Kessel, Grant Green, Charlie Christian. 

Some of these jazz lines are accompanied with YouTube videos.

?MILES DAVIS

?WES MONTGOMERY

?JOHN SCOFIELD

?JOE PASS

?GRANT GREEN

?CHARLIE CHRISTIAN

? KENNY BURRELL

and more...

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FREE LESSONS

The blog section provides a lot of jazz guitar lessons covering many topics grouped into several categories :

? JAZZ GUITAR LESSONS

? LICKS & TRANSCRIPTIONS

? SCALES & ARPEGGIOS

? CHORDS

? JAZZ STANDARDS

? MUSIC THEORY

And many more so go check them out !!!

 

Last edited: 2021-04-22