Isn’t it about time…
You took your jazz guitar playing
to the next level?


Introducing the FretDojo Academy – the ultimate online jazz guitar learning system.
Internationally acclaimed step-by-step courses to build your skills. Coaching with world class instructors. Worldwide community.


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WHAT’s INSIDE The FretDojo Jazz Guitar Academy?

The FretDojo Academy is a complete learning pathway mastering the art of jazz guitar. Forget all those huge dusty textbooks full of boring exercises – it’s time to take jazz guitar instruction to the 21st century:

Video Course Library

Ever expanding archive of in-depth video courses covering all aspects of jazz guitar playing. Learn to play classic jazz standards, while developing key soloing, comping, technique, and chord melody approaches along the way. New courses being added constantly – access it all with your membership.

FREE BONUS: Fundamentals of Jazz Improvisation ($179 Value!)

Get complimentary access to Greg’s flagship course, Fundamentals of Jazz Guitar Improvisation. This 40-lesson course is a proven system for establishing the basis for rock solid improvisation skills on jazz guitar, and you can now access the whole program for FREE as part of your Academy membership.

Private Coaching

Personalized indivudially tailored coaching from Greg O’Rourke – get advice on what material to tackle next in the Academy and submit questions and/or videos for direct response feedback.

Join The Community

Stay accountable to your goals and get encouragement – join a large international community of friendly jazz guitarists and have the option of participating in monthly group jazz guitar challenges.

Live Workshops + Q & A

Regular live workshops where Greg and other world class jazz guitar instructors deep dive on core jazz guitar skills. All live session replays are recorded and posted to the site.

The Licktionary

You’ll never be short of ideas again – the Academy features a HUGE dictionary of classic jazz lines and soloing approaches – the ultimate ‘grab bag’ for your solos. (more licks being added all the time!)

Meet Your Instructor: 

Greg O’Rourke – BMus (Hons), ANU

– Professional Jazz Guitarist, and Founder of FretDojo Academy

Greg O’Rourke is one of the world’s leading online jazz guitar educators. Well known for his blog, it is one of the world’s most highly acclaimed jazz guitar education website. Greg have over 10000 subscribers to his website from all across the world, and is now also an established author, with his book The Easy Guide To Chord Melody Guitar becoming an international bestseller. has helped thousands of people improve their jazz guitar playing, and Greg has been featured on several high profile jazz guitar websites including Jazz Guitar Online, Fundamental Changes, and Takelessons.

“Learning jazz guitar doesn’t need to be difficult. You just need a good recipe, and a step by step method” ~ Greg O’Rourke 


See below for Greg’s jazz guitar mastery in action…

What the Jazz Greats Are Saying About 
Greg O’Rourke:

Greg O’Rourke plays the guitar with a beautiful touch and tone. He effortlessly brings out and enhances harmonic movement and counter-lines in his playing, while keeping clear melodic lines in the forefront. Using his considerable fingerstyle technique he creates personal renditions of classic jazz standards. Definitely someone to watch and listen to closely!

Howard Alden

Internationally Acclaimed Jazz Guitarist,

How you can benefit from joining the Academy…

Our promise to you:

Based on experience with current Academy members, you will see a high improvement in your jazz playing and your improvisation skills within 3 months of participating in this program.

Here’s the transformation that’s in store for you:

  • Your improvisation skills and technique will vastly improve thanks to the proven step by step courses included in your membership
  • You’ll rapidly expand your jazz set list thanks to the huge collection of jazz standard learning guides included, as well as the monthly challenges in the community to hold you accountable
  • You’ll stop being so confused about how to learn jazz guitar. Greg O’Rourke himself is personally available to answer any questions you have about the material you’re learning or if you need advice on what to tackle next.
  • You’ll no longer have that feeling of ‘do I actually sound ok’? – submit private videos to Greg for review and/or optionally post them to the community for honest constructive feedback – this is a safe and encouraging environment to get the feedback you need on your playing
  • You’ll get effective new ideas for chord melody and comping, and get a detailed understanding of jazz harmony thanks to the detailed lessons on analyzing jazz standards.
  • You’ll never be short of ideas again – the Academy features a HUGE dictionary of classic jazz lines and soloing approaches – the ultimate ‘grab bag’ for your solos.

You’ll finally be able to hold your head and say “I’m a jazz guitarist”. You’ll be able to hold your own at a gig or jam session and be able to make music with the best in town. You’ll finally be able to realize your true potential as a musician.

What Fret Dojo Academy Members Are Saying:

Don’t just take it from me – let my students do the talking!

“About 2 and half years ago I got interested in jazz guitar, a totally new experience. For those 2 years I downloaded a mountain of stuff from the internet (free and purchased)… and I struggled away without any clear direction, until I discovered Greg and Fret Dojo. The difference has been amazing!
Greg has the ability to keep everyone motivated, he’s caring, clear thinking, very talented and most importantly – he’s completely dedicated to getting the best out of all the Club members – whether newbies like myself or guys that have been in jazz bands for years.

I can highly recommend Greg and the Fret Dojo Jazz Guitar Academy. It’s outstanding – go for it!”

– Alan Voss, Queensland, Australia

“The main thing I have gotten out of the Fret Dojo Academy, is that it has given me the confidence to go out and find a piano player, and a bass player who plays jazz. And now, we’ve worked up a set list of 11 songs, including bebop and standards, and are about to start gigging… which I don’t think I would have done that without the help of this Academy.”

– Mike Bryant, UK

“I had a lot of questions and issues with my jazz guitar improvisation. I was losing my place where I shouldn’t have been, and I was looking for something to close that gap. Greg does a wonderful job of teaching, he is very patient and very clear minded and clear with his lessons, they are very easy to follow. I think you’ll enjoy it!”

~ Mark Bauer, USA

“I’m becoming a better jazz guitar player and that’s the bottom “jazz line”. 

“Greg is a true instructor. Yes, you get harmony, theory, a transcription of a solo chorus by Greg, but Greg also keeps things moving and provides incentives to post recordings of what you have learned. I have found this great for focus and actually completing a piece of music instead of just “parts of the puzzle” out of context. This is different than providing the music material and leaving the jazz student alone to figure it out. I’m becoming a better jazz guitar player and thats the bottom “jazz line”.– Ken Niehoff, USA

How is The FretDojo Academy different from other jazz guitar sites?

All too often, jazz guitarists will hastily make a few videos and release them online as a “course” in the hope of making a few bucks, and ignoring what is best for the student. But that’s where the FretDojo Academy is different. We take great pride in carefully designing our courses to enable our students to reach their goals. The private coaching feature enables you to connect with one of our world class instructors so that you can clarify any aspect of what you’re learning or if you simply need advice on the next step to take in your jazz guitar journey.

In short, what makes us different? We care about YOU getting better at Jazz Guitar.

The FretDojo Academy gives you everything you need for supercharging your jazz guitar skills: qualified teachers, world class resources, and a fantastic community.

Let’s Start an amazing jazz journey together!

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