‘Firefly’ is the debut of Emily Remler as a band leader. The album was released by Concord Jazz (CJ-162) in 1981. Below are the liner notes by renowned jazz critic Maggie Hawthorne. Guitarist Emily Remler is a rarity – because the growth and flowering of any young and especially talented jazz musician is always a …
In July, 1965, guitarist Wes Montgomery joined the Wynton Kelly Trio as an extra added attraction for the purpose of performing in the top jazz clubs and concert halls throughout the United States. One of their first performances together was at the Newport Jazz Festival where they received a standing ovation.
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I will be putting out a series of short guitar video lessons for slightly advanced players. The first lesson is a simple dexterity finger stretch exercise, using one and the same chord shape, but moving it up and down the fretboard.
The base chord shape here is a simple A5 Power Chord. But we add one more note, the 9th. This adds tension and makes for a dark yet soothing sound. But I guess everybody hears things differently. Anyway, start off with playing the base chord.
Today, I’d like to talk about the next gem in my Joe Pass record collection. We are talking about ‘Eximious’ by The Joe Pass Trio. Well, the latter term can mean a lot of things, but for this specific record, the three am combo is comprises of Niels-Henning Orstedt Pedersen, Martin Drew and the one and only, Joe Pass.
If you have listened to any music, you have definitely heard dominant chords played. They are very common in jazz music and other genres.
A dominant chord contains a number after it, such as “7” (example C7). Identify the dominant chord by the following: 7, 7th, other numbers such as 9 or 13. The “dom7” symbol is also used.
In essence it can be remembered as the chord that has just a number after it; no minor or major.