Thomas Berglund
Thomas Berglund
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Billie´s Bounce by Charlie Parker

• Author: @thomas-berglund
…with transcribed lines, tips on scales and a backing track.

Coffee Break Grooves jam - with 6 transcribed lines

• Author: @thomas-berglund
Here's a soloing jam to a Coffee Break Grooves backing track with 6 transcribed lines. There are 2 single string, 2 octave playing and 2 chord solo lines in the video.

Chord/melody guitar arrangement to the tune Dolphin Dance by Herbie Hancock

• Author: @thomas-berglund
It´s good to learn the chords in context to the melody when one see them from another point of view. To make it work one must change the chord voicings so it fits well to the melody. 

Chord solo lesson - One chorus Jazz Blues in Bb

• Author: @thomas-berglund
If you´re running out of ideas in your single string soloing, the chord soloing can be good to try. It will create another thinking in the way of soloing and will give you new ideas in the general soloing as well.

Develop your Blues Guitar soloing by using the minor 6th pentatonic scale adding the 9th tone in the playing

• Author: @thomas-berglund
When playing blues guitar one can get stucked in the blues scale and the common minor pentatonic scale. To develop and go further from that the minor 6th pentatonic scale is a good choice and when you put in the 9th tone to it you have a new palette to use to your blues playing.

Jazz fusion guitar lines from John Scofield & Mike Stern

• Author: @thomas-berglund
When studying guitar it´s good to learn from the licks and lines. If you just play them and don´t think so much from where they´re coming they will be in your lick library but you don´t know why. If you instead learn the lines and then analyzes from which scale and how they work in context you also learn from the licks and lines.

Soloing with three pentatonic scales in the dorian mode

• Author: @thomas-berglund
In this lesson I´ll show three pentatonic scales to soloing with in the dorian mode. I´ll be in the key of A minor (dorian). The common pentatonic scale in that key is the A minor pentatonic scale. That´s the first scale to come up when one starts to soloing in most cases. But there are two more to use and there are the B and the E minor pentatonic scales in the dorian mode.

3 Jazz guitar lines from 3 guitarists

• Author: @thomas-berglund
In this lesson there are 3 great guitarists lines I´m playing, discuss and analyze. The guitarists are Charlie Christian, Wes Montgomery and George Benson. The intention with the lesson is not just to learn the lines but also learn from the lines.
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