What if I told you it’s not… and in fact, you probably already have the skills to get there rather easily... Interested?
This course is catered around you the rock or blues guy who wants to play take their playing further by getting into jazz. It will inspire your creativity while it accelerates the development of your single note picking technique, chord comping, applying rhythm to comping and improv ideas including riff and sequences. It will also improve your ear training, theory, reading and writing music skill, and help you build a vocabulary of chords, scales and jazz phrases all with an emphases on improvisation.
IF I HAD IT TO DO ALL OVER AGAIN, THIS IS WHAT I'D DO!"
I took the long road to there, now I'm making a direct path for you!
Here’s the simple fact:It’s Not That Hard!!!
"The Right Stuff" trims the fat and fluff and narrows it down to the nitty gritty with a focus on making improvised music. It gives you the tools and ears you need to be the best all around jazz guitar player, in the shortest amount of time, producing Maximum Results in little time.
Begin your journey with these first 4 sessions
Session one starts the Major E scale with the single note picking fundamentals focusing on the Major sound quality or family plus speed picking.
Session 2 covers 16 exercises in Maj7, Maj6, 6/9, Maj9 & Maj13 chord construction, voicings and arpeggios that will improve your jazz chops and enlighten your awareness about jazz.
The 3rd session jumps into the practice of applying rhythms to chords, scales and arpeggios.
Session 4 concludes the Major E series with sequences, intervals of a 3rd, and licks over a major sound. Rich explains diagramming a motif and its transposition then rehearses a number of sequences to build your chops and your ears.
The material is presented in an efficient, condensed format with over 200 minutes of video with full explanations and visual illustrations demonstrating slowly and up close hands on fretboard examples with printable PDF worksheets in tab, grids and notation.