Brendan adds to his jazz chord voicings series with a discussion of major 7th chords.
Taught by Brendan Burns in Jazz Guitar with Brendan Burns seriesLength: 24:32Difficulty: 2.0 of 5
Brendan Burns breaks down jazz styling and chord voicings for lead ideas and comping.
Brendan Burns discusses drop two voicings. Then, he explains how to explain dominant seventh voicings on strings 4, 3, 2, and 1.Length: 24:11 Difficulty: 2.0 FREE
Brendan Burns discusses the minor 7th chord voicings on strings 4, 3, 2, and 1. To form a minor seventh chord, simply flat the third of its dominant seventh counterpart.Length: 15:07 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Brendan adds to his jazz chord voicings series with a discussion of major 7th chords.Length: 24:32 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In the final installment of his Jazz Chord Voicings series, Brendan discusses and demonstrates the minor 7 flat 5 chord voicings.Length: 12:54 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
About Brendan Burns
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Brendan has been passionate about music since childhood. He began his studies on trumpet, in elementary school, and then moved to guitar as a teenager. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Berklee College of Music, and has studied with Norm Zocher, Joe Stump, Bret Willmott, Bob Pilkington, Jay Weik, Tim Miller, & Charlie Banacos.
While at Berklee, Brendan was a member of the Music Mentoring Program, teaching private lessons to gifted high school students. He is currently teaches, and is chair of the guitar department at Brookline Music School. Brendan also teaches guitar for Tune Foolery & privately at his home in Cambridge, MA.
Along with educating, Brendan plays out often as a Solo Guitarist, performing standards, pop, and classical repertoire. He has recorded and played with the chamber-fusion band Ra Quintent, and as well as Vessela Stoyanova's Eastern Stories Under Western Skies Project. Brendan also performs as a leader, director and sideman for various Boston art-rock projects, and is former member of MIT's Gamelan Galak Tika.
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