Watch the Triste online guitar lesson by Mimi Fox from Jazz Performance
For reasons too numerous to go into, many jazz guitarists shy away from using open strings and this is a huge mistake! The open strings can add depth, fullness, range, beauty, and sheer excitement to your musical palette! I think it's important to use ALL of the things that make the guitar special/unique and open strings surely fall into this category. I go into this in great detail in my True Fire Course: "Flying Solo" explore and have fun!