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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.
Professional Certificate5 Courses (15 Credits)
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5 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate
Organize the guitar fretboard, develop your technique, and learn to confidently navigate the instrument by gaining a firm understanding of the pentatonic, blues, major, melodic minor, and harmonic minor scales and their modes.
Study the styles of some of the most influential jazz guitarists, and learn the basics behind the jazz language: chord/scale usage, building melodic tension, and improvisation techniques.
Master Berklee's approach to playing guitar chords. Improve your style, intonation, technique, time feel, and tone in this in-depth course. Explore open triads, seventh chord structures, open triadic shapes, and inversions in a variety of musical styles.
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