(PRWEB) July 22, 2014
In this jazz rhythm guitar lesson Jon MacLennan teaches one of the most common chord progressions used in jazz guitar, the 'two five one' progression. Jon teaches this progression in the key of G using chord voicings that do not use a root note; the two chord is Am7 (A minor seven), the five chord is Dm7 (D minor seven) and the one chord is GM7 (G major seven). Jon demonstrates how to use the fingers on your fretting hand to mute the unused strings in these jazz chord voicing’s. MacLennan performs this chord progression giving each chord voicing four beats counted as whole notes and demonstrates how you can add melody notes between the chord voicing’s to really make it sound sweet. Guitar TAB’s are available for this cool 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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