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Aug 30, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Guitar Lesson: Diminished Scale Concepts

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Guitar Jar contributor and jazz guitarist Warren Greig expands on his previous diminished guitar scale lesson by expanding deeper into diminished scale concepts.

Aug 2, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Guitar Lesson: Diminished Sounds Applied to the Guitar Fingerboard

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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 »

Guitar Lesson: Playing Over Changes
Oct 26, 2010 Ξ 3 comments

Guitar Lesson: Playing Over Changes

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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 »

Learning Jazz Guitar: Method books – help or hindrance?
Oct 26, 2010 Ξ 2 comments

Learning Jazz Guitar: Method books – help or hindrance?

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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 »

Oct 5, 2010 Ξ 1 comment

Guitar Lesson: Jazz Guitar Triadic Improvisation

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Canadian Jazz guitarist Warren Greig delivers his first jazz guitar lesson for Guitar Jar readers by focussing on improving jazz soloing techniques using triads.

Guitar Lesson: Jazz soloing over the song Blue Bossa
Sep 10, 2010 Ξ 6 comments

Guitar Lesson: Jazz soloing over the song Blue Bossa

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“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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