The Nearness of You

The Nearness of You

The Nearness of You What do Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Norah Jones, James Taylor, Michael Brecker and Pat Metheny have in common? They’re among the dozens who have all recorded Hoagy Carmichael’s beautiful ballad…The Nearness of You. You can listen and...
A Child Is Born

A Child Is Born

A Child Is Born by Richie Zellon | Chord Melody If you’re like most jazz guitarists, you probably don’t  know very many standards in 3/4 time, especially when it comes to ballads. And if there is one I love and recommend you learn…it’s the Thad Jones...
Georgia

Georgia

Georgia This lesson features a popular standard that I’ve received many requests to teach… ”Georgia” by Hoagie Carmichael. You’ve got two levels to choose from!  A fairly basic version that can be played with a trio or small group, and a solo guitar...
Everything Happens To Me

Everything Happens To Me

Everything Happens To Me If you don’t know this standard, it should be next on your list to learn! Take a minute to check out these clever lyrics: “I make a date for golf and you can bet your life it rains I try to give a party and the guy upstairs complains I guess...
My Foolish Heart

My Foolish Heart

My Foolish Heart In this video I share with you my arrangement of “My Foolish Heart” by Victor Young. In the past I would have gone straight for an archtop to play this, but I just love the way this sounds on my Strat….. Check it out and let me know what you...
Meditation

Meditation

Meditation In this video I share with you my solo guitar arrangement of one of my favorite bossa nova’s by one of my all time favorite composers! I’m referring to “Meditation” by Tom Jobim.     PDF & AUDIO DOWNLOAD: The Meditation Files can be downloaded...

Terms of Service