$7,4855 Courses (15 Credits) or $1,497 Per Course
Gain command of the techniques necessary to play jazz guitar in a compelling and authentic manner. Jazz guitar greats like John Scofield and Pat Metheny launched their careers at Berklee, learning the same core fundamentals presented in this certificate program, including scales, chords, melodic tension, and improvisation. As you learn the language of jazz and translate it to your fretboard via time-tested tactics created and constantly honed by Berklee’s renowned Guitar Department, you’ll be able to visualize, uncover, and explore exciting new possibilities with music.
5 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate
Develop your technique, and learn to confidently navigate the guitar fretboard by gaining a firm understanding of scales and modes.
Add dynamics and expression to your playing and gain a greater feel for your instrument through Berklee’s approach to constructing chords and chord voicings.
Study the styles of some of the most influential jazz guitarists, and learn the basics behind language, building melodic tension, and improvisation techniques.
Improve your style, technique, and tone as you learn open triads, 7th chord structures, open triadic shapes, and inversions in a variety of musical styles
Develop your jazz guitar performance skills by learning advanced techniques to improvise over chord changes, both in traditional standards and modern harmony.
Upon Completion of this Certificate Program, You'll Receive:
- Professional credential from the world leader in music education
- Credits that may be eligible for transfer toward a Bachelor's degree program
- A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
- A verified, digital certificate that you can share