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Intro to Jazz Guitar

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Overview

Gain hands-on experience playing jazz and blues while learning basic jazz theory, scales, chords, arpeggios and songs. This is a great course for guitarists with a background in another style interested in exploring jazz and blues style and repertoire while having fun playing. Prerequisites: two years playing experience, knowledge of major and pentatonic scales and all seventh chords.

Thursday 6:30 – 8 pm
7/6 – 8/17 (6 weeks) no class 7/27
Steve Erquiaga • $280

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DEPARTMENT: Guitar

COURSE TITLE: Intro to Jazz Guitar

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Gain hands-on experience playing jazz and blues while learning basic jazz theory, scales, chords, arpeggios and songs. This
is a great course for guitarists with a background in another style interested in exploring jazz and blues style and repertoire while having fun playing. Prerequisites: two years playing experience, knowledge of major and pentatonic scales and all seventh chords.

Steve Erquiaga (guitar)

National and international recording and performing artist; performed at Montreux Jazz Festival, Berlin Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival; performed with Bobby McFerrin, Joe Henderson, Les McCann, John Scofield, David Byrne, Turtle Island String Quartet, Paulo Bellinati, Andy Narell, and Paul McCandless; founder, leader, Trio Paradiso; faculty, Jamey Aebersold Jazz Clinics; publications include Guitar Duets and arrangements from his CD Cafe Paradiso.

 

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