Watch the Playing Arpeggios online guitar lesson by Bruce Arnold from Jazz Guitar for Beginners
Arpeggios are very important to the jazz sound. Because jazz usually has many chords within each song the arpeggios help you outline these chord changes.
Arpeggios can be played in many ways on the guitar but here I have limited it to only a few shapes. This will help you learn the arpeggios in a logical way.