Here is a modern take on the jazz standard made famous by Les Paul and played on an updated version of his signature Gold Top guitar. I wanted to embrace my electric side and also dig into some 20th century classical melodic runs and chord clusters. Guitar: Fibernare Basic Jazz Goldtop Recorded: Line 6 HX […]
Performance/Lesson on Jaco’s Mellow Fusion Masterpiece I first became aware of this song about a year ago. The extra practice time of the covid-19 lockdown was the perfect moment to really get comfortable with its many sections. I really love the gospel, pop, and jazz influences in this piece. Jaco and his Weather Report band-mates […]
Here is another one of my Etudes for solo guitar. This one focuses on the right hand and features alternating bass notes in the thumb. The chord voicings range from folky to exotic colors, and it also has a fun country style open-string cascade near the end.