In this video I talk about how to build your style and voice by learning phrases a bit like you would do when you learn a foreign language and make it your own.
This first video (part 1 of 3) deals with ‘trading’ which is what musicians refer to as exchanging solos during a section of a tune. Here you will need your instrument to follow what I do and solo when it’s your turn. This is a great exercise to learn tunes inside out. Many times beginners… Continue reading Trading Solos PT1
I recently stumbled on to this seminar and I wanted to share it with all of you as I think there are quite a few good tips on many areas of jazz guitar playing. This is a series of 6 videos! About one and a half hour long, so grab yourself a drink, a guitar,… Continue reading More Ted Green Videos!
As a working guitarist, sooner or later you will be confronted by tension in your upper body and shoulders. I always try to teach to all my students how to avoid tension and explain how warming up before a session/gig and sitting/standing correctly can make a huge difference in how you will feel at the end of… Continue reading Posture, Warm ups, Stretching and Health for the Working Guitarist.