Choose Your Language / Location
USA: 1-800-4GIBSON
Europe: 00+8004GIBSON1
China: 1-800-820-8841
Gibson Products Store News-Lifestyle Lessons Community 24/7 Support

Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar - Session 18 - Jazz - Part 2

Steve Krenz - Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar Session 18 - Jazz

Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar - Session 18 - Jazz - Part 1

In this course Steve covers Jazz Guitar Playing, Chord Melody Soloing, Ways to Jazz Up Chord Progressions, Major Seventh Chord Forms, Minor Seventh Chord Forms, and Ninth Chord Forms. In the How Music Works section he talks about Ninths, Elevenths & 13ths.

A Chord Melody involves playing a melody in chords with the melody as the highest tone in the chord and all the other notes voiced beneath the melody note.

Ways to Jazz Up Chord Progressions - Add Color Tones - A COLOR TONE is a tone added to the basic chord to create a more complex chord. Usually these added tones come directly from the major scale, but sometimes they can be major scale tones that have been altered such as a sharped 9th. Remember that there are only seven notes in a major scale and then repeat, so if you are referring to a ninth, this is actually the second scale step. The eleventh is the same as the fourth and the thirteenth is the sixth.

The estimated time to learn the concepts is 3 weeks!

Download printable materials that you will need for the Lessons - Click here.

Session 18 has been split up into 4 parts on Gibson.com's Lesson Section.

    Session 18 - Part 1      
    Session 18 - Part 2      
    Session 18 - Part 3      
    Session 18 - Part 4      

Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar
Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar is serious guitar training.

The Lesson you are watching is only a small part of the Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar. The full course includes 20 DVDs, 5 Jam-Along CDs, a 106-page lesson book, a 186-page Bonus Resource e-book, and access to the instructor via a student support website. The biggest advantage to using this course is simply that everything you need to know is laid out in one package... step-by-step, start to finish. There's no need to search for a bunch of different materials while trying to piece together your own training program. The concepts in Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar build upon each other in a logical format so that you never feel lost. If you already have the basics down, just skip right through the first few lessons and then get down to the good stuff.

You can purchase the course online or in a reatil store near you. For more information, Click Here!


blog comments powered by Disqus
The opinions, views, and ideas expressed are the author's own, and do not necessarily reflect or represent the views of Gibson Guitar Corp. or the Gibson Family of Brands. Send all thoughts, comments, disagreements, and rants to editor@gibson.com. All e-mails will be considered for publication.