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Solo guitar bossa nova nova on a classical guitar

I love South American guitar music especially Brazilian guitar.  Having heroes such as Baden Powell, Luiz Bonfa to more modern guitarists such as Yamandu Costa.  I enjoying playing the classical guitar but adding in improvisation like the Brazilian maestros do! … Continue reading

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Jazz Blues, Improvising fluidly on guitar

We had a thorough look at the jazz blues in the last class of Sussex Jazz Guitar School.  We focused on the various “turn arounds to two” which are also found in a great number of jazz standards. In the … Continue reading

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22/6 Prep work. Sussex Jazz Guitar School

Ever wondered how jazz guitarists solo using chords?  Or how they cram about 10 different chords where it says play an Aminor7?  Well, I’m going to show you how this Sunday!  The class will have a focus on chordal soloing … Continue reading

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Cubar Thursday sessions, Jason Henson Jazz Guitar duo, 1st May

Remember at junior school playing football when you chucked your jumpers down to use as goalposts and said the player you’ll be for the match?  I’d often be Mark Hughes – everyone loved Sparky the great local player.  Well tomorrow … Continue reading

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27/4/14 Prep Sussex Jazz Guitar School

Hi Sussex Jazz Guitarists!  Hope the practising is going well!  Next class we will be looking at a structured way to learn a tune and create a systematic way to approach improvising.  We will look to see what is special … Continue reading

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