Jamie Holroyd Guitar

Jamie Holroyd Guitar

30 Days to Better Jazz Guitar Comping

30 Days to Better Jazz Guitar Comping

30 daysDeveloping a strong comping and chord vocabulary is just as important as learning licks and scales. But with there been so many chords and comping techniques, knowing how to study them effectively can be tough.

With many books simply just being a thesaurus of chords with little to no application or explanation, it leaves most guitarists confused, resulting in them forgetting half of the chords learnt on the first page by the time they get half way through the book.

Because of this, I decided to put together a 30 day project in the summer of 2012, where each day for 1 month I posted a range of lessons covering many different comping and chord techniques.

Although, this was only a 30-day project, the aim was to give jazz guitarists a thorough understanding, application, and dictionary of chords and comping techniques to open up their ears and minds to new possibilities on the instrument, as well as provide practical material that guitarists can use after the month is over.

After running this series in the summer of 2012 and getting an extremely positive response and comments about the lessons I was encouraged to put together an ebook based on the series so that each lesson can be bought for for the low price of $14.99 US which is less than 50 cents per lesson.

The book features all of the original 30 lessons, all of which have been expanded and edited. There’s more than 20 pages of extra material and explanations, as well as accompanying audio and bonus lessons that have never before been published on the this site.

“Every guitarist should enjoy comping as much as soloing”.  — Joe Pass


When Buying This Ebook You Get


  • Over 40 Audio Examples to Accompany Etudes and Examples
  • Printable and Clear PDF Format
  • A Chronological Order of Lessons
  • The 30 Original Lessons With Included Expanded Bonus Material
  • Over 20 New Pages of New Material
  • 3 Bonus Lessons Not Available on This Site
  • Learning Resources and Material to Keep You Practicing For Months
  • All for less than 1 Dollar Per Lesson!


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If you’re looking to better your jazz guitar chords and comping are searching for new resources, lessons, inspiration and motivation for the woodshed buy “30 Days to Better Jazz Guitar Comping.” For much less than the price of a single guitar lesson you get a lifetime’s worth of material to practice.


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Lesson Topics Include

  • Practicing Jazz Chords
  • Triads
  • Chord Construction
  • Shell Voicings
  • Drop 2 Chords
  • Drop 3 Chords
  • Dominant 7b9 Chords
  • Jim Hall Diminished Chords
  • 4th Voicings
  • Quartal Etude
  • Close-Position Voicings
  • Major II-V-I Comping
  • Minor II-V-I Comping
  • The Charleston Rhythm
  • Chord Synonyms
  • Four to A Bar Style Comping
  • Chord Soloing
  • Chord Licks
  • Blues Chord Solo Etude
  • Combing Chords and Single Lines
  • Solo Guitar Arranging
  • Inner String Movements
  • Bossa Nova Comping
  • Comping with Bass Lines
  • Walking Bass Line Etude
  • Jazz Guitar Intros
  • Jazz Guitar Endings
  • Rhythm Changes Comping
  • Rhythm Changes Etude
  • I-VI-II-V Variations
  • Learning Chord Progressions
  • Right Hand Jazz Guitar Techniques
  • Jazz Guitar Comping Tips


What People Are Saying About 30 Days to Better Jazz Guitar


“This book is great for someone who is comfortable playing rock and blues type stuff, but has been intrigued with all those strange jazz chords. Or maybe you find yourself digging some stuff that turns out to be labeled ”jazz”, but thought it was way beyond your skills when you first attempted to learn it. (“How the hell do I play a G7b9b13 chord!?!”)

I found the progression of the lessons built logically upon one another. And I was finding myself learning something with almost every lesson, even those that covered stuff I thought I already knew. But though the concept and basic examples of each lesson can be understood within one practice session. Most lesson will require a good deal more time to get to the point where you truly know the material and can apply it. But this is true of any method of learning jazz guitar. Jamie’s, lesson a day approach does help make the whole topic seem a lot less overwhelming, and makes it easy to set your own pace.” – Guitarify


“Wanted to give a HUGH Thank you to Matt and Jamie, for the recent eBook… briefly read through 30 Days to Better Jazz Guitar Comping, and I must say it is very impressive… quite a lot of fantastic information covered within it’s pages. Looking forward to diving deeper into it over the next few weeks. Thanks again Matt and Jamie… and if any of you are on the fence about purchasing 30 Days to Better Jazz Guitar Comping, definitely make that purchase, you will be very, very, happy you did!” – Scott F







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