January 12, 2016
Solo guitar introduction to "My One and Only Love," performed by Larry Koonse.
September 24, 2015
Original solo on the chord progression to "Take the A Train," using only arpeggios, passing tones, and neighbor notes.
June 2, 2015
Forman's three choruses on "I'm an Old Cowhand" clearly demonstrate his impeccable time, melodic sense, and great linear playing.
May 8, 2015
Rodes' solo contains pentatonic licks, the G whole tone scale, and bebop-inspired chord running
May 8, 2015
One of the most performed songs in history, "The Girl From Ipanema" is many a guitarist's introduction to the world of bossa nova.
May 2, 2015
Drop 2 and drop 3 voicings are an integral component in developing harmonic flexibility on the guitar.
May 1, 2015
Jim Hall's playing in the group demonstrates his ability of function as a replacement for piano as well as second horn, switching between chordal comping and single note counterlines.
April 2, 2015
Bags meets Wes
A great two chorus solo from Wes Montgomery on a down-tempo blues in Db.
April 2, 2015
Charlie Christian
Christian's solos contain the perfect balance between swing rhythmic figures and proto-bebop eighth note runs.