CHRISTIAAN DE JONG                          

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This website concentrates on the relation between different styles of contemporary guitar with a special focus on the use of nylon string (amplified) classical guitar  in jazz. It  is constantly updated with new informaton and topics. There are free lessons  which I hope will inspire guitarists of all levels and genres. If you are interested to receive a news letter, please write me an email and / or become a fan on facebook.

 
 SKYPE LIVE ONLINE LESSONS FROM YOUR OWN STUDIO / LIVING ROOM

From where ever in the world you can study with me on line via skype  (in English, Dutch, French or Spanish)

write me an email and we start

You just need a skype connection and a webcam!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

Special topics:

1. jazz and classical improvisation on the Spanish nylon string guitar

2. ideas from classical contemporary music and renaissance counterpoint for electric guitarists (both rock and jazz)

3. composition for guitar and for ensemble with guitar (jazz or "classical contemporary")

4. contemporary guitar for all levels

 

- scores of  easy blues pieces for children and beginners of any age (PDF)

- scores of arrangements and pieces of intermediate and advanced level (PDF)

- why "only" jazz standards?

- difference between electric steel string and nylon classical guitar

-  posture and  general technique

- fingerpicking and flamenco technique for the right hand

-" jazz chords"

 - important guitarists and guitar composers

- chambermusic / combo playing for all levels

- ideas from classical guitar world for jazz players

- ideas from jazz world for classical players

- improvasation with given harmony

- atonal improvisation in a structured way

- ideas for mprovisation in ensemble situation

- ideas using flamenco techniques and timing

- use of licks

- comping

- ideas from blues

- funk translated to nylon string guitar and classical technique

- modes and scales

 - rhytmic and melodic ideas from O. Messiaen

- counterpoint

- ideas from bebop

- video examples in youtube

- information for parents of children, who study guitar

 

Costs on-line skype lessons:

30 minutes                                                         . 60,=  for 4 lessons
45 minutes                                                         . 80,=  for 4 lessons

one lesson: 36 per hour or 18 per half an hour
 

teacher:

Christiaan de Jong

 


more information:

e-mail: christiaandejong1@hotmail.com