JGO Archive

Material posted to Jazz Guitar Online in reverse chronological order

A Short Guide to Group Improvisation
Lesson by Jim Slansky
The Developing Jazz Guitarist: Part Two
Second in a series of lesson/articles by Gerry Garcia
On Soloing
Randell Young talks about soloing, and suggests seven rules to maximise your guitar solo's impact
The Parallel Dominant Approach
A PDF lesson by Jim Robitaille
The Developing Jazz Guitarist: Part One
First in a series of Lesson/articles by Gerry Garcia
The Theory Behind The Music
Bob Patterson takes you through the basics of the music theory
Graphic Guitars
Something cool for your wall
CD Review: Retrospective
A review of 'Retrospective' by New Guitar Summit
JGO Short Takes 1
Reviews of indie jazz guitar CDs
Jazz Guitar Online Book Review: Time to learn your Christmas tunes!
It's that time of year again... See what JGO recommends to get ready for all those X-mas gigs
Concert Review: Jazz Guitar Quartet
Pizzarelli, Alden, Bertoncini, and Chirillo. A concert of masterful playing by four outstanding jazz guitarists
Big News at JGO
What's new, and what's changing at JazzGuitar Online
Sheryl Bailey
A look at 'Little Misunderstood'
Straight Ahead Guitar Clinic
The early word on whats happening in 2001
Pat Metheny on Kenny G
Secret Story no longer
Pat Metheny on Kenny G - part 2
A follow-up post by Pat
Directing the Jazz Guitar Ensemble
by Bob Russell
Jazz Guitar Online CD Review: Polarity
New album from Jimmy Bruno and Joe Beck
Q and A: Simplify, simplify
Why use modal names? are they necessary?
The Latest About The Website
JGO site news, August 2000
JGO Film Review: Sweet and Lowdown
This film about a fictional jazz guitarist gets a JGO once-over
2000 Django Festival
On the scene report from Jon Larsen
JGO Album Review: Bump
Review of John Scofield's latest enhanced CD
CD Reviews: Jazz Guitar Greats / Jazz Club - Guitar
A couple of cheap jazz guitar compilation CDs worth checking out!
JGO's New Look
JazzGuitar Online gets a new coat of paint - Bob tells you what's going on with the website
Charlie Byrd dead at 74
Jazz Guitarist Charlie Byrd passed away on December 2nd 1999
1999 Great American Guitar Show
Tons of photos. Check it out!
Sal Salvador Dead At 74
Legendary jazz guitarist Sal Salvador passed away on September 22nd, 1999
Cafe Benedetto
David Henry was there. Review and photos.
1999 Buscarino Concert
David was here too. Boy, he sure gets around...
Think of 'Scale Position' / Sing it! Fret Coverage, and Improving Sight Reading
The latest nuggets of Bob's wisdom
American Archtop
Featuring players of Dale Unger's great archtop guitars
The Jazz Guitar
A look at the 4th edition of this definitive reference book
2 by 5 Guitar Jazz
Hard Bop guitar sampler CD from 32 Jazz
Sight reading, altered dominants, practicing
Les is More
An evening with the legendary Les Paul. By Cindy Benedetto
Jazz at Shanghai
The Howard Alden trio caught live in New Jersey. By Cindy Benedetto
The Pizzar
A true "slice" of guitar history
Making it sound real
Jimmy Bruno
No Nonsense Jazz Guitar - Video Review
Lenny Breau
With Paul Bourdeau - Video Review
Andy Summers
Guitar - Video Review
Talmage Farlow
Guitar Video and Feature Film Review
Joe Pass
The Blue Side of Jazz - Video Review
Charlie Byrd
Nylon String Jazz - Video Review
Ulf Wakenius: Dig In

Ulf Wakenius: Enchanted Moments

Dan Coy: Nothing But The Truth

Chord soloing
Letter from Bob
Find out what's going on
Blue Guitars at the Smithsonian
Cindy Benedetto gives us the latest on the Invasion of the Blues in Washington, D.C.
Jazz in the North Woods
Bob Patterson's report from the 1998 Shell Lake Jazz Camp
Bob takes on a variety of questions
Tal Farlow in Action
George King sends in a great photo montage of Tal with Red Norvo
Saying Goodbye to Tal
Jazz legend Tal Farlow dies of cancer at the age of 77. This edition of JGO will be dedicated to Tal and his music
CD Review: Chance Meeting
Tal meets Lenny Breau for an amazing jam session that became an amazing CD
Book Review:
The jazz style of Tal Farlow by Berklee instructor Steve Rochinski
Verve Master Sessions
Bob looks at this 'best of' disc featuring Tal Farlow
Life on the Love Boat
JGO Editor/Publisher Bob Patterson gives a firsthand account of working and living on a cruise ship. All aboard!
CD Review: Ben Sherman - First Light
The latest CD release from this Baltimore-area guitarist
Editorial: Thoughts on Tablature
Bob Patterson's views on the role tablature should play in guitar instruction (part 2)
Q&A: Octaves and Tendonitis
Bob answers a couple of questions
CD Review: Live at Birdland
JGO listens to Jimmy's latest disc, a live date at New York's fabled jazz club featuring Bobby Watson
Software Review: Chord Wizard
A new music study and instruction program for fretted instruments. Find out what JGO thinks...
Editorial: Thoughts on Tablature
Bob Patterson's views on the role tablature should play in guitar instruction (part 1 of a multi-part article)
Q&A: Summer Jazz Camps
Where to go for an intensive learning experience this summer?
Michael Hedges Dies in Auto Accident
Innovative acoustic guitarist Michael Hedges passed away on December 2nd, 1997
Ron Affif: Caught Live
JGO review of a recent gig of Ron's at Disney's Pleasure Island Jazz Company. The night was anything but Mickey Mouse...
CD Review: Ron Affif
We take a look at Ron Affif's latest CD, Ringside
What's the latest with JGO?
Will JGO become a members only site? Updating everyone on our latest adventures
Q&A: Carved vs. Laminated
A question of tops... Which should yours be? Find out here!
RIP Tommy Tedesco / RIP Stephane Grappelli
The jazz guitar world loses two important figures. Thanks to Tony Pompa for the news...
Kudos to Kessel
JGO brings you the review of a moving tribute to the legendary Barney Kessel - by Cindy Benedetto
Guitarists On The Loose in Long Island
The report from this year's Benedetto and Buscarino Players Concerts at the Classic American Guitar Show - by Charles Chapman
CD Review: Badi Assad
'Echoes of Brazil' gets a once-over from Marcos Cavalcante
John Basile CD review

Chord Khancepts

Martin Taylor interview

Gene Bertoncini

Solo Flight CD review

Jack Wilkins video

IAJE '97 Report

Anatomy of a Gig

Riff Master vs. the Riff-O-Matic

Living Jazz CD-ROM

CD Review: Vierd Blues by Ron Affif
A review of Ron's second album, by Bob Patterson
Review: Body and Soul by Wes Montgomery

School and the Street Part 2

School and the Street Part 1

North Sea Jazz Festival

NY Guitar Show

Book reviews

Picking Speed

In the Navy

7-String Part 3

7-String Part 2

7-String Part 1

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