Saturday, February 7, 2009

Jazz Guitar Solos

Today's blog will be very brief but important.

Jazz guitarists are, like many other guitar players, obsessed with speed. Although speed is a good measurement of how much you've practiced, it's not a good measurement of how musical you are.

Today's advice is simple. Remember that whole notes , half notes, dotted half notes and quarter notes are not only permitted in guitar solos but are actually desirable.

Rhythmic variety is an important tool in making a guitar solo interesting.

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