Take your rhythm guitar playing to the next level with a flavour of jazz and country music via the exciting sound of western swing. From the classic big band swing of the 20's to the country infused revival heard in the south. Be it Freddie Green guitar rhythms to the modern patterns of Whit Smith, these exciting sounds will breathe new life into your guitar playing. Over the length of this swing rhythm guitar course you'll dig into harmony and rhythm while learning about: Chord voicings, Comping skills, Rhythmic tactics, Guide tones, Single notes, Voice leading, Inversions and much more. With the supplied swing guitar backing tracks and full transcriptions, you'll see huge improvements in your understanding and playing of jazz guitar, blues, country and even rock, so grab a guitar and dig in. Dan Smith is a young up and coming English guitarist most known as the guitarist and lap steel player in the UK’s top western swing band the Swing Commanders. Outside of this, his extensive touring on cruise ships has prepared him for a life playing and teaching a huge variety of styles. More recently Dan has been seen as Tom Quayle’s co-host on the popular podcast,‘The Guitar Hour’.
About The Tutor
Hailing from Manchester in the UK and studying at the University of Salford, Dan may be best known as the Guitarist and Lap Steel player in Europe’s #1 western swing band The Swing Commanders. In this outfit alone he plays up and down the country every week racking up around...