Video in this post shows Tommy Emmanuel’s workshop back from 2010. Tommy speaks about the famous jazz guitarist Ted Greene and his Chord Chemistry book. For demo, Tommy uses a chromatic run from V# up to I and shows how Ted substituted chords in that run in a quite impressive way. The post contains the tabs and audio files for this lesson.
Erik Skye’s improvisation showing how to play Autumn Leaves with walking bass. Read the whole story with embedded video and guitar tabs.
I worked on George Shearing’s Lullaby of Birdland and decided to search on YouTube for examples. This one by Japanese duet Fried Pride blew me away! Walking bass and swinging chords are very impressive. It seems that for Akio Yokota there is no such thing as inconvenient key. By the way, this clip got more than […]