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Blue Bossa For Jazz Guitar Chord Melody

How to Play Blue Bossa on Guitar

When learning how to play jazz guitar, one of the most important things you can do as guitarists is expand your repertoire beyond Swing and Bebop tunes. By exploring other styles of jazz, such as Bossa Nova, you’ll not only expand your repertoire and harmonic/melodic palettes, but you’ll build a wider repertoire of tunes that…

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10 Jazz Blues Songs Every Guitarist Should Know

When first starting out, one of the most important Jazz forms to learn are Jazz blues songs. For this reason, I have put together my list of 10 Jazz Blues songs every guitarist should know. Many guitarists spend time practicing chords, scales, and arpeggios, but don’t work on playing full tunes in their practicing. Because of this, you…

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10 Must Know Beginning Jazz Guitar Standards

A big part of learning how to play Jazz guitar is learning how to play Jazz guitar standards.  And playing Jazz standards means choosing repertoire from and studying the Great American Songbook. As a Jazz guitar teacher, I often get asked which tunes should beginning guitarists learn when first starting their exploration of the Jazz genre.    …

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