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John Pizzarelli - Exploring Jazz Guitar

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11 Videos | Length: 1hr 27min 0sec
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  • Introduction 1:36


    In this first video, John Pizzarelli welcomes you to the course and plays a little tune.

  • Equipment 3:55


    John Discusses the equipment he is using.

  • Comping Styles 18:12

    Comping Styles

    In this video, John shares his thoughts on different comping styles.

  • Bossa Nova 3:34

    Bossa Nova

    John shows the way he learned to play rhythm on the guitar.

  • Accompanying a Singer 8:36

    Accompanying a Singer

    Learn John's thoughts on playing an accompanyment for a singer.

  • Re-Harmonizing the Blues 6:06

    Re-Harmonizing the Blues

    In this video, John discusses incorparating different chords in the blues style.

  • Intros, Outros and Turnarounds 21:34

    Intros, Outros and Turnarounds

    John talks about the three things a guitarist should know, intros, outros, and turnarounds.

  • Single-Note Lines 7:39

    Single-Note Lines

    See John talk about single-note playing.

  • Rhythm Guitar and Chord Solos 9:27

    Rhythm Guitar and Chord Solos

    In this video, John discusses changing rhythms and chord solos.

  • 2:41

    "How My Heart Beats For You"

    John plays the song "How My Heart Beats For You".

  • Conclusion 3:40


    In this final video, John wraps up the course with a few final thoughts.

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Renowned jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli shares his take on the key elements of jazz guitar style. Filled with dazzling demos, insightful lessons and great anecdotes, these videos are perfect for newcomers looking to get their feet wet, or for experienced jazzers looking to further their craft.

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