Messiah College is closed for Christmas break from 11 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 23, , and will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2, , at 6 a.m.. Skip to content. Jay Umble is the author of MBGU Jazz Curriculum ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ), Improvisational Techniques for Jazz Guitar [With. Jay Umble. Adjunct Faculty in Music. Contact Information. [email protected] Cunningham Center. courses.

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Bill will come at you with a solid traditional slant reminiscent of Bucky Pizzarelli and at other times present a total modern point of view reminiscent of Pat Metheny or Bill Frisell.

The video is full of so much content so I recommend buying the download version for long term practice. It provides everything one needs to know to successfully master the jazz-blues style covering topics such as: The video is so rich with content that it made me feel I needed to watch the segments multiple times to get the full benefit. World-class musicians performing new music by living composers and classical music in a casual setting!

Packed with an abundance of practical examples, it offers something nay everyone regardless of ability. There is a rent option limited time streaming only access as well as a download version.

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In addition to the licks, Jay discusses and demonstrates concepts such as: Old Wood New Sounds: Wikipedia article on jazz guitar Wikipedia article on blues guitar music. Jay Umble has been a professional guitarist for over 30 years! Their concept is both traditional and modern with an emphasis on harmonic textures and linear exploration.

Too often new music and classical musicians are relegated to the sterile chamber of academia.

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Old Wood New Sounds is a concert series that will always introduce you to something new and interesting. Between the Voicings by Hristo Vitchev. Over the 83 minutes of video and 10 pages of PDF examples, many ideas are explored.


Have you created a DVD or an online video course or subscription based website? Together, Jay and Bill present a wonderful blend of styles, offering one of the most original jazz guitar duos on the scene today.

Please send me a message at azsamad2 at gmail. Great solid lines and concepts with A LOT of examples played in the video. In the early jjay Jay was on the road for four years with the Ron Smith Trio, an organ based group.

In the 4th section, Jay shares some ideas to connect the areas of the neck while still being in the G minor tonality. All reviews reflect jsy honest personal opinion so be aware that I will point out both cool Pros and Cons that I see in the work. On the website, the video description says: Leave a Reply Jsy reply Umbe email address will not be published. Jay and Bill have been working together for the past ten years. In this class Jay not only demonstrates many minor 7th line ideas but goes may the typical lick format by sharing his personal approach to improvisation as it relates to the minor 7th tonality.

In addition to the licks, Jay discusses and demonstrates concepts such as:. In addition to the strong melodic ideas, Jay also demonstrated some sweep picking ideas via different one note per string lines. Fundamentals of Picking by Fretboard Anatomy.

Your email umhle will not be published. Home Contact Us Search Tellus Jay explains in a free form manner at times so you have to catch the points or examples as it occurs.

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Jay Umble (Author of MBGU Jazz Curriculum)

To him, all notes are possible choices in creating lines over the chords. Come out and hear these musicians perform thrilling music with real passion and heart.


Jay offers traditional harmonic textures and at other times, delves into ultra-modern voicing reminiscent of Allan Holdsworth. He is on the music faculty of Bucknell University and Susquehanna Umblr where he teaches guitar mechanics, harmony-theory, fretboard integration in addition to general guitar playing.

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The Joe Diorio side of things reveals itself when Jay jzy to play more intervallic ideas within the same position. I can sense the lineage of his playing but Jay also has his own strong sense of identity. It has been said of Jay, “he is an abstract guitarist forging his own musical path”.

Jay has studied with world-renowned guitarists Pat Martino and Joe Diorio and has released three recordings with material ranging from jazz to commercial. As with all the players I usually like, his strong melodic sense shines and attracted me to this video. Cross indexing makes this manual extremely easy to use and regardless of what style of music you play, we know you will find this to be a valuable, “must have” umblle to your library.

In this video, Jay explores his personal approach to creating strong minor lines. Over this time they umbble developed a highly unique approach to their repertoire of jazz standards. Tellus is where live music, evocative art, eco-friendly living and a good bit of Irish charm all come together and have a beer.

I particularly like how Jay presents his ideas in a very conversational way. Chord Melody Guitar Music Written examples complement the video too.