Jazz & Guitar Articles

Girl from Ipanema

Jan 8, 2022

The Girl from Ipanema is a Brazilian bossa nova and jazz song. This is performed and recorded be me.

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That New Guitar Smell

Dec 24, 2021

There is something about the smell of a new guitar. It’s like a new car only better. And when you get that new guitar, you need to show it off with a fresh recording of a song you always wanted to play. This is one of those times...

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Pent Up House

Jan 31, 2016

Quite some time ago I recorded this in a studio. I am bringing it back to life on here with simple some graphics. I hope you enjoy it!

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Jazz Guitar Book Recommendations

Jan 31, 2016

I've wasted a lot of money over the years buying books that did nothing for my playing. I started this article to bring you the books that have actually changed my playing for the better. I would highly recommend each and every one of them.

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Groovin Easy Plays it's First Gig

Jan 28, 2016

Groovin Easy Plays it's First Gig

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Black & Blue - An Original

Jan 23, 2016

Some time ago I recorded a little number and posted it on You Tube just to see if I could. So I figured I also make it available here as well.

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The Art of Playing Jazz Guitar - A True Preparation Primer Part 2

Jan 23, 2016

In part 1; we discussed various metronome techniques to advance our awareness, concentration, feeling, and broaden our minds while practicing. This article will go into what we should be practicing and, more importantly, thinking when using those techniques.

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The Art of Playing Jazz Guitar - A True Preparation Primer Part 1

Jan 23, 2016

I’m not going to kid you; playing Jazz Guitar is extremely difficult at best and almost downright impossible at worst.

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Jazz Byte...

There is no such thing as a wrong note.

Jazz News

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' CELEBRATES THE MUSIC OF JAZZ LEGEND FATS WALLER AT THE ROXY REGIONAL THEATRE

Jan 28, 2022, 11:41:00 PM

The corner of Franklin and First in historic downtown Clarksville will be jumpin' this February with a sassy, sultry musical celebration of legendary jazz great Fats Waller.


BEEGIE ADAIR, A JAZZ MASTER IN COUNTRY MUSIC’S CAPITAL, DIES AT 84

Jan 28, 2022, 11:30:00 PM

In a city defined by honky-tonks and string ties, she had a 60-year career as a jazz pianist and a mainstay of the local scene.


HOW COMPOSER NICHOLAS BRITELL BROUGHT JAZZ TO ‘DON’T LOOK UP’ WITH AN UNEXPECTED EXPERIMENTAL VIBE

Jan 28, 2022, 10:30:00 PM

After scoring “The Big Short,” “Vice,” and “Succession” with director Adam McKay, Nicholas Britell was unprepared for the wild ride he encountered on Netflix’s climate change satire,.” But that was actually a good thing creatively for the two-time Oscar nominee (“Moonlight,


JAZZ FEST ANNOUNCES 2022 MUSIC LINEUP BY WEEKEND

Jan 26, 2022, 4:39:00 PM

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has announced the lineup of acts for the 2022 event from April 29 – May 8.


JAZZ STAR TIFFANY AUSTIN PERFORMS AT SAN JOSE'S HAMMER THEATRE

Jan 29, 2022, 1:35:00 AM

Acclaimed powerhouse vocalist Tiffany Austin will perform live in downtown San Jose when San Jose Jazz, Hammer Theatre Center, and San José State University present the Tiffany Austin Trio, Friday, February 17 at the Hammer Theatre's intimate Hammer4 (also available to view from home via Livestream).


ALL ABOUT THAT JAZZ

Jan 28, 2022, 8:00:00 AM

Jazz music is back at North Idaho College, with a free concert on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center.


HE SERVED TIME FOR KILLING A MAN OUTSIDE JAZZ FEST IN 2004. NOW, HE'S ACCUSED OF MURDER AGAIN.

Jan 28, 2022, 8:00:00 PM

After being convicted in 2004 of murdering Daniel Breaux near the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, John Duncan was sentenced to prison until his 31st birthday.