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Re: Jazz guitar newbie advice

Postby DC-Choppah » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:29 pm

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Re: Jazz guitar newbie advice

Postby clarityinchaos » Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:14 pm

I would work out three note shell voicings in a variety of positions, ie; Root, 3rd and 7th for the following chords: ma7, m7, dom7, m7b5 and dim7. This allows you navigate around the fretboard without having to deal with complicated shapes. Most jazz chords can be reduced to one of these 5 categories. Good luck
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Re: Jazz guitar newbie advice

Postby SecretSam » Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:16 pm

Three Note Voicings and Beyond

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Beginner to expert. Brilliantly written, progressive exercises, and will stop you mushing up the band's sound with clunky, six-string CAGED chords. Teaches you rootless chords and voice-leading as it goes along. Best guitar tutor for jazz chords, no question.
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