Jazz Guitar Lessons (FREE)

The classic swing sound emerged from a fusion of several influences around the turn of the twentieth century. Jazz music blends classic melodies, intricate harmony, and improvisation into a single genre.


Take a look below to check out the different teachers that cover jazz. You can scope out the entire series or sample it out by clicking to view the free lesson.

Jazz Guitar with Matt

Jazz Guitar with Matt

Focus: In this series, you will learn the music theory and guitar techniques essential to the jazz genre. Matt focuses on concepts such as scales, chord voicings, comping, improvisation, and interpretation of melodies.

25 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Jazz Guitar with Jane

Jazz Guitar with Jane

Focus: Jane Miller dives into the exciting world of Jazz guitar in this lesson series. You will be exploring all different aspects of Jazz with Jane's vast knowledge and easy-to-follow teaching style.

70 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Jazz Guitar With Dennis Hodges

Jazz Guitar With Dennis Hodges

Focus: Dennis Hodges teaches jazz for students with a rock background. In this series you will learn to play jazz chord progressions and licks without theory being forced upon you.

24 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Smooth Jazz with Nick Kellie

Smooth Jazz with Nick Kellie

Focus: Nick Kellie covers smooth jazz, how it relates to guitar playing and the differences from more traditional jazz playing.

7 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Jazz Guitar with Brendan Burns

Jazz Guitar with Brendan Burns

Focus: Brendan's jazz series with JamPlay.com covers the basics of jazz chord voicings. Here you will learn about alterations and extensions to commonly used jazz voicings and how they apply in context of Jazz music.

4 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Chord Alchemy with John

Chord Alchemy with John

Focus: John March, a long time student of the late Ted Greene and a self-proclaimed "chord addict", opens up a fresh way to view the guitar fretboard. A different way to think, introducing the idea of how chords work and how to develop a “vocabulary”.

31 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Walking Bass Lines

Walking Bass Lines

Focus: Paul Musso dives into jazz guitar with an emphasis on walking bass lines. This series of lessons focuses on separating chords from bass lines, which is good for a variety of things, including accompaniment and soloing.

7 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Improvising with Mini Arpeggios

Improvising with Mini Arpeggios

Focus: Paul Musso's mini arpeggios series will get you prepared for jazz improvisation starting with the basic building blocks.

7 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Gypsy Jazz with Austin Filingo

Gypsy Jazz with Austin Filingo

Focus: Austin Filingo introduces Gypsy Jazz and Sing Guitar. In this set you'll cover the basics of these style as well as some of their musical tendencies.

22 Lessons Series Details
Creative Chords

Creative Chords

Focus: Jamplay.com welcomes one of Downbeat Magazine's 2014 "Rising Stars" - Sheryl Bailey. Take a rich harmonic stroll through her new series, "Creative Chords", exploring new voicings and inversions along the way!

38 Lessons Series Details