Watch the Lullaby of the Leaves online guitar lesson by Mimi Fox from Jazz Performance

I can't tell you how much studying classical guitar has added to my jazz playing immeasurably! I only studied for about 2 years many years ago, butI am so grateful that I did. Not only did I finally learn how to read music, but I developed contrapuntal ideas galore I learned some of the beautiful music by Bach, Vivaldi, Villa Lobos and others. I trained my ears and developed my use of dynamics, of thematic development I could go on and on. Suffice to say, if you aspire to be a solo jazz guitarist, pay your dues and grow your fingernails in your right hand!