(PRWEB) July 16, 2014
In this jazz rhythm guitar lesson Jon MacLennan teaches on of the most common chord progressions used in jazz guitar, the two five one progression. Jon teaches this progression in the key of C in two positions. Jon demonstrates the first position as follows; Dm7 (D minor seven), first finger bared across the first 5 strings at the 5th fret, 7th fret of the 4th string with 3rd finger and 6th fret of the 2nd string with 2nd finger. G7, first finger bared across all strings at the 3rd fret, 5th fret of the 5th string with 3rd finger and 4th fret of the 3rd string with 2nd finger. And finally CM7 (C major seven), first finger bared across the first five strings at the 3rd fret, 5th fret of the 4th string with 3rd finger and 4th fret of the 3rd string with 2nd finger. MacLennan continues this lesson by demonstrating the same progression with different voicing’s of the same chords. Guitar tabs are available for this jazz rhythm guitar lesson at GuitarControl.com.
Los Angeles based guitarist Jon MacLennan began his career at the age of 16 and is one of the busiest upcoming session guitarist, artist, composer, producer, and professional educator in LA. Jon has done session work for Julian Lennon, Steven Tyler, and British pop star Jamie Cullum. He has appeared on Disney channels “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” and on the sound track to the movie “Marley and Me 2 – The Puppy Years”. MacLennan earned a bachelor’s in ethnomusicology and jazz guitar studies from University of California, Los Angeles, and has been mentored by Carl Verheyen, Wolf Marshall, Kenny Burrell, Anthony Wilson, Tamir Hendelmen, Jimmy Wyble and Ron Anthony which has made him a highly sought after guitar instructor today.
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