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Guitar Guide: How to Change Chords Smoothly

(Guest post from Marc-Andre Seguin from JazzGuitarLessons.net) One of the first things we learn when we first pick up a guitar is how to play our first couple of chords. This can be an extremely rewarding thing as you can learn some of your favorite songs within the first few days – depending, of course, on what […]

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As a kid he messed around on drums, saxophone, and guitar. When Jaco was thirteen he was really into sports and while playing football Jaco suffered a serious wrist accident that required surgery and he could no longer continue playing drums, so he took up bass guitar.

SMG Profile: Jaco Pastorius – One of the All Time Greatest Bassists!

As a kid he messed around on drums, saxophone, and guitar. When Jaco was thirteen he was really into sports and while playing football Jaco suffered a serious wrist accident that required surgery and he could no longer continue playing drums, so he took up bass guitar.

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The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass has a classic feel to it in that it does not feel like a modern bass. The Alder body gives this bass really nice tone and sustain. The neck is graphite-reinforced and has rolled edges for a broken-in feel. You have you choice of Rosewood or a maple fret board on this model which feels comfortable and are semi fast.

SMG REVIEW: The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass

The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass has a classic feel to it in that it does not feel like a modern bass. The Alder body gives this bass really nice tone and sustain. The neck is graphite-reinforced and has rolled edges for a broken-in feel. You have you choice of Rosewood or a maple […]

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Enter now to score a brand new Fender Classic Vibe 60s Jazz Bass, AweSome Musical Instruments' Jazz Hyper-Mod and a brand new Road Runner soft case...

SMG CONTEST: WIN A CLASSIC VIBE JAZZ BASS® ’60s with HYPER-MOD!

Enter now to score a brand new Fender Classic Vibe 60s Jazz Bass, AweSome Musical Instruments’ Jazz Hyper-Mod and a brand new Road Runner soft case…

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During his extensive career, Di Meola has played with Chick Corea, Jaco Pastorious, Stanley Clarke, John McLaughlin and many other legendary musicians....

Al Di Meola: An American Guitar Hero!

During his extensive career, Di Meola has played with Chick Corea, Jaco Pastorious, Stanley Clarke, John McLaughlin and many other legendary musicians….

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