From intermediate to advanced, this cutting edge video software program presents Chris Standring in the first of a jazz guitar masterclass series. In this 11 lesson. Hi, I have been searching for actual reviews of ‘Play What You Hear’ by Chris Standring. Many people seem to think it is good but there are. The Purpose of the Play What You Hear jazz guitar lesson program is to teach Seriously, the author, Chris Standring, makes a great point that.

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I am still working on part 1 and going through the various inversions and sample phrases. Every example is shown with video and audio. Now volume two is here with new ideas and concepts, complete with audio, video, traditional notation and TAB throughout.

Chris continues that he believes that many guitarists often have no idea that he can not hear whatplay. Can’t wait to get to the harmony and performance sections of the program soon.

There are many guitarists who are technically or mechanically more developed, but few more in the realm of ‘artist. It will be invaluable to me! The author is a musician of formal training, but also an in-the-trenches to register and guitarist.

Chris Standring emphasizes This CD carries a much higher level of art. Focusing entirely on improvising in chord melody style, Chris discusses the art of playing melodies with chordal accompaniment in the style of the great master jazz guitarists like Joe Pass, Ted Greene and George Van Eps.

Jazz Guitar Lessons Review – Play What You Hear by Chris Standring | Jazz Music Blog

Chris has hit on something really good and much needed today Players of my generation learned to play on the bandstand as we were forced to “play what we heard” and if we didn’t, we had to get it together pretty darn quick. Harmony Focuses on chord melody. In this 11 lesson program Chris discusses building harmonic vocabulary, ammassing ideas over the 2, 5 and 1 chord families as well as performing 3 solos on camera, utilizing all the information he discusses throughout the program, all transcribed with notation and TAB.


Free Jazz Guitar Lessons Free online jazz guitar lessons for beginners, intermediates and advanced. Learn new harmonic devices and understand chords in a whole new way. The only way it is detrimental is if the person is too afraid to leave them. A great boon for those serious but struggling like me. Play What You Hear by Chris Standring contains the equivalent of 6 months to a years worth of guitar lessons whenput out as if you were to take lessons from a local guitar teacher.

Transcribe them without paper, only on guitar. Obviously you can’t play an E maj arpeggio if you don’t know where E is but saying that you shouldn’t learn arpeggios at all is just stupid. Bonus 4 guitars Decoder — Play a series of random numbers and footnotes will tell the decoder to form the name of the chord.

Play What You Hear Volume 1

Video Masterclasses By Chris Standring. Simply the best learning method to come along since Jamie Abersold. I don’t know how you could learn just shapes though, maybe cause I know all the note names but to me I don’t think you’ve really learned a chord if you don’t know the note names because then you still can’t apply that shape to any other key that you want to use it in.

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Play What You Hear Volume 1 – an intermediates jazz guitar instructional program by Chris Standring

Learn how to effortlessly solo through complex chord changes. I will recommend this course to my students highly! When I solo i only remember what notes are sharp or flat. In fact, all your solos have good, solid construction and a very swinging feel. I don’t have the book but from looking at it, it might be worth while having but don’t expect it to do all the stuff it says, that takes time and lots of practice. But I like the fact that this course is not over.

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Learn how to effortlessly solo through complex chord changes. You will learn to hear major, melodic minor and blues scales and learn harmony and how to see it all very simply on the fretboard. Online jazz guitar instruction from recording artist Chris Standring. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Play What You Hear Volume 2

I know it will make a big difference in my playing. Do not learn “scale shapes” or “arpeggio shapes.

You lay it out very clearly and the musical ideas are all super cool, especially the II – V – I qhat phrases. I’m really just looking har an opinion from someone who has it. Focuses on chord melody. It has been many years since the first edition of Play What You Hear originally released in I have had a quick glance through the programme and I can honestly say that it is brilliant.

Very well thought out and packed with tons of material.

To find out more, including how standrnig control cookies, see here: If necessary, a further version of the game audio samplesalso a back-up band. I also liked your solos over “All the Things You Are” and the other tunes, too. Now volume two is here with new ideas and concepts, complete with audio, video, traditional notation and TAB throughout.