Guitar Lessons by Jeremy Cotton

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Dizzying Dominant Sevenths
Working with dominant seventh chords and their alterations. (lesson still in progress)
Jazz · Advanced · 14451 Hits · 5.00/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/9/2012
 
Open Chord Help
Here is a partial list of the basic open chords I teach (in no particular order). If you know nothing else, know these chords, you can actually strum quite a few tunes with them.
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 2417 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 12/14/2004
 
Minor Chord Progression
A look at a common minor key chord sequence
Jazz · Intermediate · 10003 Hits · 4.80/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 12/14/2004
 
One Scale, 3 Names
For jazz theory types- a few perspectives on a certain pitch collection
Jazz · Advanced · 14707 Hits · 4.64/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 12/10/2004
 
Chord Time
One of my biggest pet peeves is that person who knows some chords, but can't play a song without stopping in between each chord. You're not that person, are you?
Basics · Beginner · 22340 Hits · 4.59/5 (22 ratings) · Last modified: 3/13/2005
 
Chord Shells
basic chord structures for budding jazz players... some may call them implied chords, some may call them incomplete voicings...
Jazz · Beginner · 68907 Hits · 4.40/5 (67 ratings) · Last modified: 11/18/2004
 
Magic Chord Transformation Pt. 3
Chord Oragami-not that bad, really. Deals with diminshed chord transformations.
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 39813 Hits · 4.33/5 (24 ratings) · Last modified: 12/15/2004
 
Two Five Time
A little bit about ii-V chord progressions for the budding jazzer; where they go and how to approach them.
Jazz · Beginner · 108917 Hits · 4.33/5 (100 ratings) · Last modified: 11/8/2004
 
Macht Kaput was Kaput Macht
use scales and scalar exercises to build and reinforce your picking technic. The whole lesson is not in German, I promise.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 15496 Hits · 4.25/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 12/10/2004
 
Magic Chord Transformation
The mysteries of the fretboard revealed....first installment
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 249077 Hits · 4.21/5 (205 ratings) · Last modified: 11/8/2004
 
Quartal Chords...Lite
Different types of chords in different applications
Jazz · Advanced · 4294 Hits · 4.20/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 2/19/2005
 
Connecting The E Minor Pentatonic Scale
Getting from one area of the neck to another, using the guitar's full range....
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 29329 Hits · 4.11/5 (38 ratings) · Last modified: 12/14/2004
 
Magic Chord Transformation pt. 2
More fretboard mastery material for beginners (this is part 2; see part 1 first)
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 368722 Hits · 4.09/5 (301 ratings) · Last modified: 1/18/2005
 
Color Tone Chords
If you have mastered the chord shell lesson, this is the next step for you to expand you chord knowledge.
Jazz · Intermediate · 60597 Hits · 4.07/5 (27 ratings) · Last modified: 12/13/2004
 
Moving Chords
how to create unusual voicings and chord structures
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 77743 Hits · 4.03/5 (78 ratings) · Last modified: 12/13/2004
 
Stretchy Things
A few stretching exercises to get you warmed up....
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 12623 Hits · 3.73/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 12/15/2004
 
Combining Walking Bass And Bebop Lines #
A little Etude I wrote to practice playing a jazz line and walking bass line at the same time
Jazz · Advanced · 781 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 1/2/2012
 
What You Really Need
Chord essentials
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 155089 Hits · 3.52/5 (94 ratings) · Last modified: 1/18/2005
 
Basics 1- Numbers in Music
first in a series of basic theory lessons
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 28888 Hits · 3.44/5 (25 ratings) · Last modified: 6/25/2000
 
Fat Fingers
I have fat fingers, and sometimes, that can be a good thing
Jazz · Intermediate · 18208 Hits · 3.33/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 4/6/2000