Course curriculum

  • 1

    Intro To Jazz Guitar Chords And Comping

    • Introduction To Chords And Comping

    • 5 Basic Chord Qualities and Reading Chord Diagrams

  • 2

    Basic Chord Shapes Part 1

    • Basic 3 Note Chord Shapes

    • 3 Note Chord Exercises

    • Manipulating Basic Chord Shapes

    • Alternating 6th And 5th String Exercises

  • 3

    Comping

    • Comping Basics

    • Basic Comping Exercises - Freddie Green

    • Basic Comping Exercises - Charleston

    • Basic Comping Exercises - Reverse Charleston

    • Basic Comping Exercises - Mix And Match

    • Basic Comping Exercises - DIY

    • The Next Level - Rhythmic Phrases

  • 4

    Basic Chord Shapes Part 2

    • Basic 4 Note Chord Shapes

    • 4 Note Chord Exercises

    • Basic Chord Shapes Overview

    • Voice Leading And Jazz Guitar

    • Major 2 5 1 Progression: Two Patterns

    • Minor 2 5 1 Progression: Two Patterns

  • 5

    Adding One Color Tone

    • Adding Color Tones And Extensions

    • Rootless Chord Shapes

    • 2 5 1 Progressions With 1 Color Tone

    • Major 2 5 1 With One Color Tone

    • Minor 2 5 1 With One Color Tone

  • 6

    Adding Two Color Tones

    • Adding Two Color Tones

    • 2 5 1 Progressions With 2 Color Tones

    • Major 2 5 1 With Two Color Tones

    • Minor 2 5 1 With Two Color Tones

  • 7

    Wrapping It Up

    • What Now?

Build your own jazz guitar chords.

Jazz guitar is a fun way to improve your chord vocabulary, master the guitar fretboard, and express yourself creatively. This course will help you build your own jazz guitar chords from the ground up.

  • Simple jazz guitar chords that actually sound good

  • Solid Comping rhythms to help you accompany and support a soloist or band

  • Master the guitar fretboard so you're always playing the right chord at the right time

  • Add color tones and extensions to your chords to create more advanced sounds

  • Learn the secret to rootless jazz guitar chords