Big News – Carl Orr To Be Artist In Residence For FretDojo!

Big News – Carl Orr To Be Artist In Residence For FretDojo!

Exciting news today: Carl Orr is going to be the official Artist In Residence at FretDojo for the next few months!
Which means Carl is going to be collaborating with me on courses for the FretDojo Academy membership, as well as bringing on fantastic guests artists for the podcast, recording Youtube videos and more.
Carl has performed and recorded with some of the finest musicians on the planet including Billy Cobham, George Duke, Ernie Watts, Randy Brecker, Gary Husband and Bennie Maupin.
He is a regular at London’s legendary Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in his own band and as a member of drummer Mark Fletcher’s supergroup “Fletch’s Brew”.
Carl has taught guitar at The Australian Institute of Music, Brunel University, Middlesex University, London Centre Of Contemporary Music and The Academy of Contemporary Music.
A prolific composer, Carl has recorded eight albums as a leader and is featured on albums by Billy Cobham, Fletch’s Brew, Geoff Eales and Nathan Haines.
In this special podcast, I introduce Carl to FretDojo so you can get to know about his incredible career – and he also gives some great tips out of the gate that you can instantly apply to your own guitar practice.
To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar that features courses by Carl and other top guitar instructors, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/
Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast012/
*For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

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The 5 Minute Miracle – Guitar Practice Efficiency Secrets

The 5 Minute Miracle – Guitar Practice Efficiency Secrets

Here’s a simple but incredibly effective strategy that I’ve used over the years when I have been busy, but I still need to make time for my music.
Check out the podcast below where I share it with you:
To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/
Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast011/
*For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

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How Hard Is It To Learn Jazz Guitar?

How Hard Is It To Learn Jazz Guitar?

In today’s topic, I want to talk about something important.
How hard is it, really, to learn jazz?
Check out the podcast below where I answer this question:
To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/
Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast010/
*For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

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Free Sample Lesson: Charlie Parker Ornaments

Free Sample Lesson: Charlie Parker Ornaments

Welcome to this month’s free sample lesson from the FretDojo Academy where I’ll show you how to apply some cool Charlie Parker style ornaments to standard arpeggios. This lesson is part of a series on the classic Charlie Parker tune Yardbird Suite which is featured in the FretDojo Academy.

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The Problem With Modes (and the solution)

The Problem With Modes (and the solution)

One of the biggest questions my readers write in about is:
“Should I be using modes when improvising on jazz guitar?”
The answer is:
It depends.
But, most likely there is a more effective approach for jazz guitar improvisation, using arpeggios and chord tones as a basis.
Check out the podcast via the link below which will show the reasons why:
To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/
Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast009/
*For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

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3 Reasons Why Playing Guitar Is Good For You Right Now

3 Reasons Why Playing Guitar Is Good For You Right Now

In this episode of the FretDojo.com Podcast I want to talk about three reasons why playing guitar is good for you. I’m recording this at the start of April, 2020 and there’s some pretty stressful stuff going on as well as facing living in never-seen-before circumstances. It’s important at times like these that we set aside time for a calm, creative pursuit.
To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/
Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast008/
*For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

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When was the last time you REALLY listened to jazz?

When was the last time you REALLY listened to jazz?

In this episode of the FretDojo.com Podcast, we dive into the topic of the true meaning behind the famous thing musicians say: “Listen to as much jazz as you possibly can.”
To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/
Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast007/
*For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

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The Importance Of Learning Jazz Vocabulary – Practice Tips and Approaches

The Importance Of Learning Jazz Vocabulary – Practice Tips and Approaches

In this episode of the FretDojo.com Podcast, lets dive deep into a topic that’s critical in your development as a jazz guitarist:
The importance of jazz vocabulary – and how to go about learning it!
To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/
Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast006/
*For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

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