Guitar Jar’s very own Lewis Turner takes us through the concepts of soloing in the Ionian mode.
Guitar Jar has had a fair few requests over recent months for a guitar lesson demonstrating how to play “Jar of Hearts” by Christina Perri.
Guitar Jar contributor and jazz guitarist Warren Greig expands on his previous diminished guitar scale lesson by expanding deeper into diminished scale concepts.
Guitar Jar contributor and jazz guitarist Warren Greig shares 30 years of guitar playing experience in this article, discussing the theory behind diminished sounds and how they can be applied Full Article »
Lewis Turner takes us through the techniques of Yngwie Malmsteen.
Guitar Jar contributor, Ed Peczek takes us through the importance of Fretting Hand Positioning, highlighting the contributing factors of finger & thumb placement & pressure.
Lewis Turner takes us through the techniques of the technically gifted guitarist, Allan Holdsworth.
Stuck in a rut with your practice regime? Need some inspiration? Lewis Turner takes us through 11 guitar licks, that use 11 different approaches over the same backing track.
Slurs, commonly referred to as hammer ons or pull offs (depending on the direction of the slur) are a very popular technique used throughout a whole range of styles from Full Article »
Playing over changes is the term used to describe improvising over various chords that aren’t all contained within the same key. This is often associated with jazz, as many jazz Full Article »
Is a lack of musical theory a hindrance to the musical development and growth of the guitarist? Guitar Jar contributor Warren Greig shares his thoughts on the effectiveness of modern Full Article »
Canadian Jazz guitarist Warren Greig delivers his first jazz guitar lesson for Guitar Jar readers by focussing on improving jazz soloing techniques using triads.
Many years ago I was playing a gig with a great drummer and good friend of mine. I thought I played the gig quite well, but at the end my Full Article »
“Blue Bossa” is a 16 bar bossa nova jazz standard, written by trumpeter Kenny Dorham. The original version can be found on “The Best of Kenny Dorham – Blue note Full Article »
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