Jazz Guitar With Dennis Hodges

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.

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This series features comping and soloing in a variety of keys. Dennis has arranged each lesson so that you can learn the example piece first and then learn about the theory in the following scene.

Lessons in this Series:

Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 1

F Blues Solo

Dennis kicks off the lesson series with a lesson on an F major blues solo.

Length: 27:19 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 2

F Blues Comping

Dennis covers the rhythm accompaniment to the F blues solo presented in the previous lesson.

Length: 16:58 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 3

Bb Blues Solo

Learn how to play a 12 bar jazz blues solo in Bb. Dennis provides an in depth analysis of the solo from a theoretical standpoint.

Length: 20:30 Difficulty: 2.5 Free Sample Lesson
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 4

Bb Blues Comp

Dennis teaches the accompaniment part to the Bb blues solo taught in the previous lesson.

Length: 13:03 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 5

Eb Blues Solo

Learn a 12 bar jazz blues solo in Eb.

Length: 21:55 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 6

Eb Blues Comping

Learn how to accompany a 12 bar jazz blues in the key of Eb. Dennis uses a walking bass line and three note chord voicings for this particular accompaniment.

Length: 18:58 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 7

Ab Blues Solo

Learn this Ab jazz blues solo taught by Dennis Hodges.

Length: 21:18 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 8

Ab Comping Lesson

Dennis explains the accompaniment part to the Ab blues solo taught in lesson 7.

Length: 14:14 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 9

Db Blues Solo

Dennis teaches a jazz blues solo in Db major.

Length: 20:45 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 10

Db Blues Comping Lesson

Dennis teaches the accompaniment part to the solo in lesson 9.

Length: 7:46 Difficulty: 0.5 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 11

Gb Blues Solo

Learn this Gb blues in 6/4 time based on the Miles Davis tune "All Blues."

Length: 12:42 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 12

Gb Blues Comping

Dennis teaches the accompaniment to the solo in lesson 11.

Length: 12:58 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 13

B Blues Solo

Dennis continues his straight ahead jazz series with a lesson on a jazz blues solo in B.

Length: 18:59 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 14

B Blues Comping

Here's a lesson on jazz blues accompaniment with a walking bassline.

Length: 12:54 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 15

E Blues Solo

Learn jazz guitar with this straight-forward look at a solo in E major.

Length: 13:52 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 16

E Blues Comp

Learn the accompaniment part to the solo in lesson 15.

Length: 3:28 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 17

A Blues Solo

Dennis Hodges continues his growing Jazz-Blues series with a lesson on a solo in A.

Length: 15:33 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 18

A Blues Comp

Learn the accompaniment to the solo in lesson 17.

Length: 11:14 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 19

D Blues Solo

Learn jazz with a straight-forward lesson on a solo in D.

Length: 21:39 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 20

D Blues Comp

Learn the accompaniment to the solo in lesson 19.

Length: 10:00 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 21

G Blues Solo

Here is a very "outside" and modern sounding jazz-blues solo. The timing is very important here! This is one of the trickier solos that Dennis teaches in this series.

Length: 18:00 Difficulty: 3.5 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 22

G Blues Comp

Learn the rhythm accompaniment for lesson 21.

Length: 3:00 Difficulty: 1.5 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 23

C Blues Solo

Here is the final solo to learn for this jazz series. This solo is inspired by the great bebop saxophonist Charlie Parker.

Length: 15:00 Difficulty: 4.0 Member Only
Dennis Hodges Guitar Lessons Lesson 24

C Blues Comp

Here is the final lesson for Dennis Hodges jazz series. Learn the comping for lesson 23.

Length: 12:00 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
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