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.
Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.
Course filmed with 6 cameras for the perfect angles.
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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.Begin the Course
Dennis kicks off the lesson series with a lesson on an F major blues solo.
Dennis covers the rhythm accompaniment to the F blues solo presented in the previous lesson.
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.
Dennis teaches the accompaniment part to the Bb blues solo taught in the previous lesson.
Learn a 12 bar jazz blues solo in Eb.
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.
Learn this Ab jazz blues solo taught by Dennis Hodges.
Dennis explains the accompaniment part to the Ab blues solo taught in lesson 7.
Dennis teaches a jazz blues solo in Db major.
Dennis teaches the accompaniment part to the solo in lesson 9.
Learn this Gb blues in 6/4 time based on the Miles Davis tune "All Blues."
Dennis teaches the accompaniment to the solo in lesson 11.
Dennis continues his straight ahead jazz series with a lesson on a jazz blues solo in B.
Here's a lesson on jazz blues accompaniment with a walking bassline.
Learn jazz guitar with this straight-forward look at a solo in E major.
Learn the accompaniment part to the solo in lesson 15.
Dennis Hodges continues his growing Jazz-Blues series with a lesson on a solo in A.
Learn the accompaniment to the solo in lesson 17.
Learn jazz with a straight-forward lesson on a solo in D.
Learn the accompaniment to the solo in lesson 19.
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.
Learn the rhythm accompaniment for lesson 21.
Here is the final solo to learn for this jazz series. This solo is inspired by the great bebop saxophonist Charlie Parker.
Here is the final lesson for Dennis Hodges jazz series. Learn the comping for lesson 23.
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i like how he keeps it simple. Doesnt over complicate. and kinda funny to watch
It probably IS easy to understand, I probably need to have some basics which I don't quite have( slow when reading notation or need to study slowly the tablature first. I think it IS basically what I needed, so overall good lesson.
looking for this sort of great sound to entertain myself . .thanks! ill work on the rhythm and the tabs and keep moving forward .
This one is tough. I like Dennis's sense of humour.
This teacher is funny and nice to follow. Really like his jazz class. Would watch more of his classes.
well laid out - easy-ish to follow, and sounds OK too!