Ravel Chords for Jazz Guitar

Ravel Chords for Jazz Guitar

Ravel Chords for Jazz Guitar Did you know that the bebop pioneers discovered how to use upper extensions from analyzing the music of the impressionists…namely Debussy and Ravel? But the exploration of impressionist harmony on behalf of jazz musicians did not end...
One Note Samba

One Note Samba

One Note Samba If you’re a fan of bossa nova, Antonio Carlos Jobim needs no introduction. Almost every one of his compositions is pure jazz harmony! And in this video I am happy to share with you my solo guitar arrangement of one his most beloved pieces: “One...
I’ll Be Home For Christmas

I’ll Be Home For Christmas

I’ll Be Home For Christmas Here’s my chord melody arrangement of “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” and I have to admit, I’ve never had so much fun improvising over a Christmas standard! I hope you will take a couple of minutes to check it out. You’re still in...
Ed Bickert’s Chord Voicings

Ed Bickert’s Chord Voicings

Ed Bickert’s Chord Voicings In this lesson I explore the unique chord melody style of one of my favorite jazz guitarists whom I’ve always felt deserves much more recognition. I’m referring to the late Canadian guitarist, Ed Bickert (1932-2019) who not only...
Let it Snow!

Let it Snow!

Let it Snow! Here’s a jazzy chord melody arrangement of a holiday season classic, which needless to say, I’m sure you’ve heard a gazillion times… “Let it Snow”. The beauty of these Christmas classics is that they were written by many of the same composers...

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