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Jimmy Bruno - No Nonsense Jazz Guitar

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  • Introduction 5:07


    Jimmy Bruno welcomes you to the course.

  • II-V-I Progressions (examples 1-2) 6:05

    II-V-I Progressions (examples 1-2)

    In this video, Jimmy shows some II-V-I progressions.

  • Six Major Scale Positions (examples 3-8) 4:05

    Six Major Scale Positions (examples 3-8)

    Jimmy shows six major scale position examples.

  • Playing Over the II-V-I Progression (examples 9-17) 18:01

    Playing Over the II-V-I Progression (examples 9-17)

    In this video, Jimmy plays over a II-V-I progression.

  • Passing Tones (examples 18-21) 3:44

    Passing Tones (examples 18-21)

    Jimmy discusses passing tones.

  • Eight Dorian Positions (examples 22-29) 26:35

    Eight Dorian Positions (examples 22-29)

    In this video, Jimmy shows eight Dorian positions.

  • Melodic Minor Scale (examples 30-33) 7:49

    Melodic Minor Scale (examples 30-33)

    Jimmy shows a melodic minor scale.

  • Picking Techniques (examples 34-35) 10:52

    Picking Techniques (examples 34-35)

    Jimmy shows some picking techniques.

  • Chords and Comping (examples 36-43) 7:12

    Chords and Comping (examples 36-43)

    In this video, Jimmy discusses chords and comping.

  • Chords and Bass Lines (example 44) 3:38

    Chords and Bass Lines (example 44)

    In this video, Jimmy discusses chords and bass lines.

  • Turnarounds (example 45) 3:11

    Turnarounds (example 45)

    Jimmy shows off some turnarounds.

  • Seven String Guitar (example 46) 1:52

    Seven String Guitar (example 46)

    Jimmy talks about why he plays a seven string guitar.

  • The First Lesson (examples 47-52) 12:38

    The First Lesson (examples 47-52)

    In this video, Jimmy talks about what he would talk about in the first one on one lesson.

  • End Performance 3:33

    End Performance

    Jimmy gives one last performance.

Product Overview

In this video tutorial and lesson series, get a lesson from the masterful Jimmy Bruno, who has played guitar with some of the all time greats, including Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand and Elvis Presley.

Jimmy makes even the most daunting techniques accessible to anyone who wants to learn. Jimmy covers II/V/I progressions, changing chord colors, training hands and ears to work together, natural picking techniques, adding bass lines to chords and much more.

This video series is No nonsense-just great jazz guitar!

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