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TrueFire continue to offer some great free guitar lessons on YouTube, in addition to their excellent catalogue of paid-for lessons. This one is with Sheryl Bailey, creator of the Bebop Dojo. It’s part of TrueFire’s ‘My Favorite Thing’ series – check out the original TrueFire page here.

Sheryl shows how you can create great jazz lines using chromatics  to approach and embellish normal chord tones.

Well worth checking out!

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Here’s the second of three great free lessons from the excellent TrueFire. Check out the original TrueFire page here.

The lesson is part of TrueFire’s ‘My Favorite Thing’ series. It features FAREED HAQUE demonstrating a useful lick you can start deploying in your solos straight away.

Check it out!

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Here’s an excellent lesson on using chromatics from the ever-helpful, ever-great guys at TrueFire. Check out the original TrueFire page here.

The lesson is part of TrueFire’s ‘My Favorite Thing’ series. It features Tom Dempsey showing how it’s done in his straightforward, no-nonsense way. Tom is a fantastic guitarist with a cv to die for.

Check it out!

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Here’s the second part of the video from Larry Coryell demonstrating some advanced rhythm guitar techniques. From the DVD “Larry Coryell’s Jazz Guitar Volume 3.” More info at http://www.guitarvideos.com/products/guitar-workshop-instructional-dvds/larry…

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Jazz great Larry Coryell demonstrates some advanced rhythm guitar techniques. From the DVD “Larry Coryell’s Jazz Guitar Volume 3.” More info at http://www.guitarvideos.com/products/guitar-workshop-instructional-dvds/larry…

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There’s a great interview with Kenny Burrell in the Guitar Player Vaults.

Kenny talks about his early development, his influences, how he got into professional playing, his artistic philosophy and his equipment.

If, like me, you think Kenny Burrell is one of the really significant figures in jazz guitar then click on the link and enjoy the read.

The edition also features a classic Guitar Player interview with James Honeyman-Scott, lessons with Mike Stern and Leslie West, three FREE full-song transcriptions, and much more.

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This is a great song. The great guitarist Frank Evans once told me this was one of his favourites and I feel the same way. And here’s a great master at work on it. Barney Kessel is perhaps a bit less widely appreciated nowadays than he should be. He kicks off with some great chord melody playing here, followed by two stunning choruses where the rest of the trio joins in. That sweep picking really brings a smile to my face – hope it does to yours!

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