Learn to play your favorite Jazz standards, including chords, melodies, soloing concepts, and more. TAB, notation, and audio examples.

One of the best ways to develop an organized and effective practice routine is to learn jazz standards. Standards are a universal language you can use to communicate with other jazz musicians. Even if you haven’t met those musicians before, you can still make music together. They’re also the backbone of the rich history of
Along with jazz blues, rhythm changes is the most commonly called form at jam sessions and gigs. Because rhythm changes is so popular, as a jazz guitarist you need a strong understanding of this 32-bar form from a soloing and comping perspective. While you may know rhythm changes is important, you may not know where
Jazz blues is the most important musical forms to study when studying jazz guitar. The jazz blues progression is the basis for many of the most famous songs in jazz. It’s also the most popular form called at jazz jam sessions and pick-up gigs. Because of this, knowing jazz blues chords is an essential skill
A big part of learning to play jazz guitar is learning how to play standards. And, playing jazz guitar standards means studying the Great American Songbook. As a jazz guitar teacher, I’m often asked which tunes beginning guitarists should learn when starting their exploration of jazz. In this article, you learn 10 must-know easy jazz standards that every