In his second “Picking Demystified” master class, Armen-Gurgen Movsesyan goes deeper into his amazing & relaxed picking technique. He does this by showing you his solos on “St. Thomas”, as well as a fast version of “What Is This Thing Called Love?”. Addtionally, Armen covers targeting and truncating techniques on the Symmetric Diminished Scale, andRead more
May 7, 2017
In his second “Picking Demystified” master class, Armen-Gurgen Movsesyan goes deeper into his amazing & relaxed picking technique. He does this by showing you his solos on “St. Thomas”, as well as a fast version of “What Is This Thing Called Love?”. Addtionally, Armen covers targeting and truncating techniques on the Symmetric Diminished Scale, and
April 26, 2017
Here’s a transcription of Pat Metheny’s solo from “Song For Bilbao” off the Michael Brecker album, “Tales From The Hudson”. This is included by permission of the transcriber, a great saxophonist named Rick Keller whose site is here: http://futuresax.co …
April 25, 2017
Transcribed by Komitet Bobrisheva – thanks! It’s from a live performance by John McLaughlin playing with the Michael Brecker Quartet (wow!) of a tune called the Impaler from Opera de Monte Carlo in Monte Carlo, France from May 1, 2001, and it includes …
January 1, 2017
It’s a new year and lots of people make a lot of resolutions to do things differently now. You probably have a list of things that you wish were different in your musical life, but possibly only a vague idea of what should be done about them, and not m …
December 18, 2016
Seven improvised choruses over F jazz blues performed by blues master Allen Hinds have been fully transcribed and presented in standard notation and TAB.
December 12, 2016
Way back when I was a brand new instructor at Musician’s Institute, I used to run a morning “before school” improvisation theory class that a lot of guys used to come to. I picked out 20 standards from the Real Book that I felt had pretty much every ki …
December 8, 2016
Assaf Kehati, in his third masterclass for JGS, illustrates his concepts for coming up with those cool dramatic wide leap licks into your soloing. His systematic way of looking at the subject will help you to generate your own lines, and his written musical examples
December 2, 2016
Coming soon is the new masterclass for NY Jazz Guitarist and composer Assaf Kehati. This will be the third Masterclass from Assaf. It is currently in production with a release expected in early December.
December 1, 2016
In “Picking Demystified”, guitar wunderkind Armen-Gurgen Movsesyan shows you how to use the most ergonomically appropriate picking type for any musical playing situation, using a series of very cool single note and chordal solos.
November 12, 2016
Armen Movsesyan is just getting started as a heavyweight jazz guitarist at 24, but how about playing your college graduation with Abe Laboriel and Ndugu Chandler to kick things off? JGS is very pleased to have as a new artist this young wunderkind jazz guitarist from Denton TX. You may not have heard of him yet, but you will soon, and for many years to come – he’s that good….
October 21, 2016
18 of the coolest jazz and blues flavored licks from Drew Zingg.
September 7, 2016
Fans of the late great Lenny Breau know that his recorded catalog is very uneven, and for the most part, the studio records can leave a bit to be desired. The way to really hear what Lenny could do was live, and so when I saw this 2 CD set, “Live At Bo …
September 7, 2016
Coming up and currently in the pipe: A cornucopia of licks from Drew Zingg, and Allen Hind’s “Advanced Slide” and “Jazz Blues”! :
August 15, 2016
Ron Eschete is one of the best in the world on the subject of solo guitar playing, whether it’s re-harmonizing original chord changes, creating inner voice motion under a melody, or walking bass lines underneath the whole thing.
July 14, 2016
Here’s a great transcription with video of Kurt Rosenwinkel’s version of the Thelonious Monk classic “Reflections” from guitarist Nathan Borton – great job and playing! https://youtu.be/Ugih0MoDdzs Reflections FINAL PDF