How to Play 30 Hour Journey by Nick Kellie (Guitar Lesson)

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Nick Kellie

30 Hour Journey

Nick Kellie teaches his jazz composition "30 Hour Journey."

Taught by Nick Kellie in Songs with Nick Kellie seriesLength: 33:37Difficulty: 3.0 of 5

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coalonfirecoalonfire replied on November 19th, 2011

I love this style of jazz mixed with modern rock distortion. I've been studying to get into humber jazz, in Toronto. Thanks for the lesson, really sweet playing!

Nick.KellieNick.Kellie replied on November 20th, 2011

thanks so much. Humber college looks like a great place. Good luck!

gotatelegotatele replied on February 14th, 2011

this is way cool

Songs with Nick Kellie

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Nick Kellie teaches his and other songs for

Lesson 1

30 Hour Journey

Nick Kellie teaches his jazz composition "30 Hour Journey."

Length: 33:37 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Lesson 2

Blue Arara

Nick Kellie teaches his jazz composition "Blue Arara."

Length: 32:50 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Lesson 3

Open Fields

Nick Kellie teaches his jazz composition "Open Fields."

Length: 26:06 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only

About Nick Kellie View Full Biography Nick was awarded the BBC Big Band Jazz awards "John Dankworth trophy for outstanding young soloist" and recorded a special show for BBC radio 2. He was invited to become a member of the Wigan Jazz Orchestra, and has played as part of the Wigan International Jazz Festival. He has played extensive gigs which include accompaniment, reading, soloing as well as styles ranging from Soul, R&B, Blues, Rock and Jazz in locations such as London, Norway, Germany and Greece.

Nick, with his professional approach towards music, brings enthusiasm and musicality to every project he is involved with. As well as being a guitarist Nick is also a fine vocalist and can sing lead vocals as well as backing vocals.

In London Nick has been involved with many projects such as Fresh Claim, which features Nick on guitar, and Jon Plotel on Bass (Billy Ocean, The Real Thing) and Vanessa Haynes band featuring members of Jeff Beck group, Eric Clapton’s Band and Allan Holdsworth’s Band. For a time Nick resided in Nashville TN where he played with many local musicians. In addition he also played in a Jazz Fusion band named "Shammah", with whom he has recorded an album.

Most recently Nick was signed to Digital Nations - part of Steve Vai's record label and has recorded an album entitled "For A Brother" with his band "Nick Kellie Band". Upon hearing the album, Steve contacted Nick with regard to a release on his own label. It has been released in the USA, Europe and Asia. As well as this, Nick is also an endorsee of Elixir guitar strings, which are world-renowned.

Nick Also contributed to around 21 issues of Europe's biggest selling guitar magazine - "Total Guitar" in his series of articles, "Techniques of the rich and famous" and "Steal their style".

Having taught at Europe's top two guitar schools, Nick was also appointed as head of the guitar department at Guitar Getaways.

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