Jake Estner

@JakeEstner · Guitar · Boston, MA

Guitar Lab Rat - lessons online available www.jakeestner.com/hybrid and in person in Boston, MA! Best place to hear me play is www.instagram.com/JakeEstner

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You know, some nice studio bass playing here. And an interesting vocal performance to try to put on paper. More…

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Forget your neo soul licks, and Julian who? The future of guitar is in arrangements of iPhone ringtones. More…

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What’s going on: Alternates between key centers of F major and B major, two keys a tritone apart. There’s a general pattern, it’s basically a spread triad arpeggio followed by the open E string (E being… More…

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Every 5 measures gets:… More…

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Oldie - was exploring some possibilities when I got that extra string. More…

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Cool video...I was curious about the chorus, but not curious enough to try to decipher them all from the record. This sounds correct but I'll admit I haven't done a thorough spot check against the original,… More…

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The notes, they are very close together in time! More…

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Kermit knew how to write 'em. Tuning is drop D down a whole step. More…

4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Dec. 25, 2018

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last A section solo guitar from Louis Stewart… More…

Upward Slanting Etude

Dec. 7, 2018

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Etude based off some picking experimentation. Tough to let all those notes ring out, and also to control the timing in all those quick sweeps. More…

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An arpeggio sequence I was working on as alternate picking practice, applied to Giant Steps chord changes arranged as spread triads. More…

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All right so a little bit of an unconventional slice. A lot of people covered that "fingerpicking addition" thing I posted the other day, but had trouble nailing the last measure in 9/8. Some played it… More…

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Tried writing a little etude that was rhythmically in groups of 2, then 3, then 4, then 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.… More…

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Hey, what's the best way to write those trills and ornamentations that I often have as 32nd notes?… More…

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(24 frets, standard tuning) More…

Etude #1 Cover

Covering LyleBrewerMusic · Nov. 9, 2018

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Cover of Lyle Brewer Etude More…

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Was playing around with a rhythmic idea, maybe later might flesh into more of an etude or piece: the melody is a group of five notes repeating, but it alternates every two measures between being played… More…

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Possible ways you can play Bb/C without growing new fingers. C is always lowest pitch. Let me know if I missed any! More…

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Very cool use of "hammers from nowhere" More…

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nice comp voicings for low vocalist (me, hah) More…