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Welcome to the Fret Dojo podcast with Greg O’Rourke – where we interview master jazz guitar players from all around the world. Get the insider secrets for the mindsets, practice approaches and tools that have taken master jazz guitarists to the top of their field. Make sure you check out our website FretDojo.com for more awesome resources, free jazz guitar lessons, and practical tips on how to take your jazz guitar playing to the next level!

Welcome to the Fret Dojo podcast with Greg O’Rourke – where we interview master jazz guitar players from all around the world. Get the insider secrets for the mindsets, practice approaches and tools that have taken master jazz guitarists to the top of their field. Make sure you check out our website FretDojo.com for more awesome resources, free jazz guitar lessons, and practical tips on how to take your jazz guitar playing to the next level!

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Australia

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Welcome to the Fret Dojo podcast with Greg O’Rourke – where we interview master jazz guitar players from all around the world. Get the insider secrets for the mindsets, practice approaches and tools that have taken master jazz guitarists to the top of their field. Make sure you check out our website FretDojo.com for more awesome resources, free jazz guitar lessons, and practical tips on how to take your jazz guitar playing to the next level!

Language:

English


Episodes

Podcast: Star On The Rise – Conversations With Jazz Guitar Virtuoso Rob Luft

7/26/2020
On today's podcast, Carl Orr gets us behind the scenes with one of jazz guitar's hottest young players, Rob Luft. Rob is an award-winning 26-year-old jazz guitarist from London whose virtuosity has been compared to that of six-string legends John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola & Paco De Lucia. Praised by The Times for performances with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra in 2015, who said he was destined ‘to achieve great things in the future’. Rob was subsequently the recipient of the 2016 Kenny...

Duration:00:52:12

Podcast: Les Davidson – Carving Out The Rocky Road To Jazz

7/6/2020
Les Davidson has been in the music business for over 30 years. He’s worked extensively in studios across the world and has been on countless world tours. He’s been a member of both East of Eden and Sniff ’n’ the Tears, and has also worked as a session player/sideman for Rumer, Laura Mvula, Joan Armatrading, Mick Taylor, Donovan, Pete Townsend, Leo Sayer, Tina Turner and Bill Wyman, to name but a few. Les has worked in West End shows, written music for TV, radio and viral media, and currently...

Duration:00:35:49

Podcast: The Magic Of Solo Guitar

6/10/2020
On today’s Podcast, Carl Orr, FretDojo’s current Artist In Residence, shares his insights into the magic of chord melody and the power that comes from tapping into the strength of guitar as a solo instrument. Check out the podcast here and listen to Carl’s story, as well as some very moving chord melodies he plays throughout the show... About Carl Orr: Carl has performed and recorded with some of the finest musicians on the planet including Billy Cobham, George Duke, Ernie Watts, Randy...

Duration:00:22:42

Big News – Carl Orr To Be Artist In Residence For FretDojo!

6/6/2020
Exciting news today: Carl Orr is going to be the official Artist In Residence at FretDojo for the next few months! Which means Carl is going to be collaborating with me on courses for the FretDojo Academy membership, as well as bringing on fantastic guests artists for the podcast, recording Youtube videos and more. Carl has performed and recorded with some of the finest musicians on the planet including Billy Cobham, George Duke, Ernie Watts, Randy Brecker, Gary Husband and Bennie Maupin. He...

Duration:00:21:05

The 5 Minute Miracle – Guitar Practice Efficiency Secrets

5/8/2020
Here’s a simple but incredibly effective strategy that I’ve used over the years when I have been busy, but I still need to make time for my music. Check out the podcast below where I share it with you: To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/ Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast011/ *For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

Duration:00:10:58

How Hard Is It To Learn Jazz Guitar?

4/30/2020
In today’s topic, I want to talk about something important. How hard is it, really, to learn jazz? Check out the podcast below where I answer this question: To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/ Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast010/ *For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

Duration:00:18:49

The Problem With Modes (and the solution)

4/9/2020
One of the biggest questions my readers write in about is: "Should I be using modes when improvising on jazz guitar?" The answer is: It depends. But, most likely there is a more effective approach for jazz guitar improvisation, using arpeggios and chord tones as a basis. Check out the podcast via the link below which will show the reasons why: To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/ Podcast episode URL:...

Duration:00:15:16

3 Reasons Why Playing Guitar Is Good For You Right Now

4/3/2020
In this episode of the FretDojo.com Podcast I want to talk about three reasons why playing guitar is good for you. I’m recording this at the start of April, 2020 and there’s some pretty stressful stuff going on as well as facing living in never-seen-before circumstances. It’s important at times like these that we set aside time for a calm, creative pursuit. To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/...

Duration:00:10:15

When was the last time you REALLY listened to jazz?

3/14/2020
In this episode of the FretDojo.com Podcast, we dive into the topic of the true meaning behind the famous thing musicians say: “Listen to as much jazz as you possibly can.” To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/ Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast007/ *For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

Duration:00:13:17

The Importance Of Learning Jazz Vocabulary – Practice Tips and Approaches

2/6/2020
In this episode of the FretDojo.com Podcast, lets dive deep into a topic that's critical in your development as a jazz guitarist: The importance of jazz vocabulary - and how to go about learning it! To get instant access to a structured online curriculum for learning jazz guitar, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/ Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast006/ *For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free stuff, visit https://www.fretdojo.com

Duration:00:22:48

Interview: Carl Orr and His Lifelong Jazz Guitar Odyssey

11/5/2019
In this episode of the FretDojo.com Podcast, I had the great pleasure of speaking with one of the world’s top guitarists Carl Orr, who shares the deep insights gained over his long career in music and important practice tips for any aspiring jazz guitarist. To get instant access to a online jazz guitar course by Carl Orr and many others, go here: https://www.fretdojo.com/signup-offer/ Podcast episode URL: https://www.fretdojo.com/podcast005/ *For more jazz guitar lessons, tips and free...

Duration:01:00:29

Interview: ANU Associate Lecturer Greg Stott on the Art of Jazz Guitar Comping, Practice Tips in The Woodshed and More

5/13/2019
Today I want to share with you a fabulous conversation I had with Greg Stott, Associate Lecturer and Resident Jazz Guitarist at the Australian National University. In this podcast, Greg delves into: - The biggest mistakes jazz guitarists make when it comes to practicing - Greg’s thoughts on jazz online education and how it compares to more traditional university based teaching - A sneak peek of Greg’s brand new albums coming out soon - and much more… We also talk about the latest FretDojo...

Duration:00:55:41

Interview With Per Olav Kobberstad, World Touring Latin Jazz Guitarist

1/17/2018
This time on FretDojo, I’m excited to share with you an interview I recently had with world-wide touring latin jazz guitarist from Norway, Per Olav Kobberstad. Per Olav is one of those young, modern Latin jazz guitarists that are a breeze of fresh air and who are bringing all-welcome innovations to the genre. Just check out his credits: - Per Olav is one of the few in the world playing 8-string acoustic guitar - Released his debut album “Os Rios, As Ligações” with some of Brazil’s top...

Duration:00:34:48

Interview With Howard Alden, Internationally Acclaimed Jazz Guitarist

9/4/2017
This week on FretDojo, I’m happy to share with you an interview I recently held with internationally acclaimed jazz guitarist Howard Alden. Howard is one of the leaders of jazz guitar in the modern era. His accolades include: - Student the Guitar Institute of Technology in 1977-78 with Herb Ellis, Joe Pass, and Howard Roberts - Collaborations with Dick Hyman, Dan Barrett, Bucky Pizzarelli and many others - Alden recorded the guitar performances for Sean Penn‘s character Emmet Ray in Woody...

Duration:01:09:07

Interview with Mark Whitfield, The Man Himself

3/29/2017
Mark Whitfield is one of the most highly regarded jazz guitarists alive today. Throughout his career, he’s collaborated with legendary artists including Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, and many others. In 1990 the New York Times dubbed Whitfield “The Best Young Guitarist in the Business”. Later that year, Warner Bros. released his debut album The Marksman. I reached out to Mark after working on a transcription from one of the tracks from...

Duration:01:16:12