80 20 Jazz Guitar by Sam Smiley

By Sam Smiley

The 80/20 precept says that eighty% of the the implications come from 20% of the hassle. It’s obvious all through lifestyles – from roads to activities to shoppers to music.

There’s a fable that it takes hours and hours and hours to benefit jazz. a part of that's real – it does take hours and hours to grasp the tune. yet you can begin sounding like an genuine jazz guitarist quick by means of concentrating on the 20% of items that take advantage of distinction. That’s the place 80/20 Jazz Guitar comes in!

This ebook makes a speciality of the 20 issues (in the spirit of the 20%) that may movement the needle on your perform time. i've got a relatives, a role, and different obligations. I needless to say it’s unrealistic for somebody in that scenario to spend four hours an afternoon training so discovering the issues that make the largest distinction on your perform time is very important.

You’ll learn

20 Jazz Guitar Licks from the masters (Wes, Pat Martino, Jim corridor, Scofield, etc)
20 vintage Jazz Rhythms
20 conception subject matters it's good to know
20 workouts to get your improvisation chops in shape
20 artistic proscribing exercises
20 instructed books, recordings, solos to transcribe, and tunes to learn

You’ll Get Bonuses as well

In addition to the a hundred+ web page PDF 80/20 Jazz Guitar Book
30 Audio Examples of licks and exercises
8 Backing Tracks
3 Printable PDFs of chord and scale fingerings

The key to the program is specialize in the 20% of items that really topic whilst studying jazz guitar; the issues that might get you to sound like an genuine jazz guitarist speedy; and ready on issues that may litter up it slow and finally be confusing.

Tons of scales? Nope. Drop 2s and 3s - nope, good no longer the complicated half a minimum of. Modes - no method. loopy, made up names for issues which are simply defined with ‘flat this observe or elevate this note’? Nope!

It’s means easier! many of the greats from jazz’s bebop and submit bop eras performed song from the soul and middle, now not from the mind. certain they studied and knew their stuff, however it used to be a way more natural method for them. return to that method - organically studying the issues that subject after they subject, and go away the remainder on my own for now.

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