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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

Producing a contemporary jazz sound with touches of rock, classical, progressive folk, country, and noise music wrapped up in 1960’s
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'The Lick' in another context or how to tweak melodic ideas to make them your own.
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Voice leading variations for I - IV progressions with inserted ii-7 and I7 chords plus neo soul-inspired chord embellishments. The
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This chord kit shows how standard drop-2 grips can be used as a 'template' to come up with more colorful
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The tune 'Jimmy Jazz' lives up to its title: besides subversive lyrics the original recording features a laid-back feel and
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Two harmonization concepts and guitar moves inspired by Chalmers Edward "Spanky" Alford, Isaiah Sharkey and Melanie Faye.
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See the 'Girl from Ipanema' in a different light - from Samba to Bossa to contemporary applications of 'Gilberto's groove.
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Licks? Vocabulary! In this brief excerpt of Julian's playing you can find a number of musical and hip sounding ideas:
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Complete transcriptions: Small Town (ECM duo & 'Disfarmer'), St. Louis Blues, Shenandoah [...]
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