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Introductory Jazz Guitar Concepts
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Advanced Jazz Guitar Concepts
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Jazz & More Guitar Lessons: Ghost Notes

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Tricks and Techniques,
Ghost Notes.
I'm gonna show you a really
cool trick that I have
picked up from some of my
favorite saxophone players.
John Coltrane Michael Brecker, etcetera.
To using alternate fingerings and
that way creating kind of a ghost note,
kind of sound.
You can do that on guitar, as well.
On a piano, it's difficult and
you have to hit the same key twice and
you don't get that same effect.
It's like, you can do that on guitar.
[SOUND] It sounds pretty cool.
Like playing two times
[SOUND] on the same note.
I do that as well,
but to get that kind of ghost note effect,
you can play the same note
[SOUND] on two different strings.
For instance, a.
[SOUND] 3rd position first string and
[SOUND] 8th position second string.
So you can either start here.
Or you start here.
[SOUND] The opposite way.
It's gonna sound different.
[SOUND] Or you can do that on,
on the second and third string.
you can do it lower down, as well.
I like it sounds better up in
the higher register if you ask me.
But you can of course,
do it [SOUND] Down here, as well.
If you manage to get this
concept into your playing
your phrasing's gonna get better and
more alive, I think.
So for instance,
[SOUND] mixing it up with.
And so on.
I'm gonna play along with
the mixolydian backing track now and
gonna use some of these ghost notes
on guitar on different strings.
And then practice this and
send in a video of yourself practicing or
doing this and
I will give you feedback and suggestions.
Thank you.