NYC Jazz Guitar Masterclasses (@jordanklemons)

Guitar · New York City

Guitarist, composer, and educator living in NYC. Founder of NYC Jazz Guitar Masterclasses. Adjunct instructor and international guest lecturer/guitar teacher. Student of John Scofield, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Peter Bernstein, Brad Shepik, Stefon Harris...

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This is an etude I wrote over All The Things You Are to put together multiple aspects of the 'melodic triads' approach into a real world comping application. The goal is to get farther away from the drop… More…

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An idea for comping over a minMaj9 chord mixing dyads with moving voices and a bass line... derived from triad pairs based on melodic triads.… More…

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This dyad line is very dense and probably better to use during a solo then for creating harmony as a comping instrument as you run the risk of getting in the soloists way. But I suppose in the right situation… More…

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Recorded this duo while hanging and playing some tunes with Peter Bernstein - one of my all time favorite guitar players. … More…

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An etude using different triad based techniques to break away from drop chords and to move towards pianist harmony in the style of Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, and Brad Mehldau on the guitar.… More…

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Playing a rootless voicing for 13b9 (a dominant chord with the 13 and the b9 added) through the circle of 5ths. The voicing is derived from the Melodic Triad approach - using an F# triad over an A7 chord.… More…

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Jordan Klemons - playing a series of dyads derived from triad pairs over an AminMaj9 chord. Based on melodic triads... E major and F# diminished.… More…

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Jordan Klemons - Improvising over the A section of Autumn Leaves using melodic triads… More…