Watch the Modern Jazz Progressions online guitar lesson by John Stowell from Modern Jazz Progressions

The goal of "Modern Jazz Progressions" is to expand the single line vocabulary of the intermediate-advanced jazz guitarist. This is accomplished by focusing on and applying specific embellishments and tensions to different chord qualities in the context of a common turnaround and some blues progressions.

On the bandstand, musical choices and decisions are made spontaneously and in the moment. Being able to access sounds quickly and respond to musical information played by your peers are important skills that are developed by focusing on small components of the harmony and applying them in the context of a progression or a tune.

"Modern Jazz Progressions" will help to develop these requisite skills by focusing on many small variations and embellishments of chords in a number of contexts.

The format for the course is interactive, and the tempos are relaxed and easy to play along with.