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Chord Yoga – chakra moves for your guitar. We create an online learning platform that unlocks your pathway to fretboard fluency and creativity by combining our curriculum including comprehensive guitar methods and etudes from jazz to neo soul with transcriptions of seminal solo guitar performances by players like Bill Frisell, Jim Hall, Julian Lage, Jim Hall and contemporary session guitarists. Learn how to apply knowledge gained from music theory with a very practical twist.

Methods | Transcriptions | Etudes

‘Untitled Improvisation’ – Kurt Rosenwinkel’s chord melody style (1)
A first look at Kurt Rosenwinkel's take on chord melody: block chords, hexatonics and famous melodies
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When Will The Blues Leave – Gilad Hekselman
Gilad Hekselman's take on a jazz blues: "When Will The Blues Leave" by Ornette Coleman.
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‘Where Is My Mind’ – Shell voicings and open strings
Shell voicings are a type of chord shape that includes all the chord tone 'categories' which define the sound of
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Rhythm & Triads – Blake Mills
Simple rhythms and triads for a 'Caribbean feel', as played by Blake Mills.
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Open strings and a short ‘pedal steel’ lick
Here's a short 'pedal steel' lick - e.g. a nice one to start off a blues in A
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Hendrix Study for Electric Guitar
Altered 'colors' and chromaticism(s) for your lines.
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Small Town – Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan
Transcription of Bill Frisell's original from the same-titled, newly released recording with Thomas Morgan "Small Town”, recorded for ECM at
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Reharmonization ideas: melodic minor
Altered 'colors' and chromaticism(s) for your lines.
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II-V-I: chromatic lines
Altered 'colors' and chromaticism(s) for your lines.
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How to ‘Pass’ a blue Monk: jazz blues workout, part II
How to 'Pass' a blue Monk: jazz blues workout
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