There is one exercise that you want to do to develop a lot of essential skills for playing jazz guitar. A way of practicing where you use and develop both musical and technical skills in your playing in a way that really internalizes them and helps you make music. Be warned: It is a Metronome Exercise!
In this video, I am going to explain why you should practice with the metronome on 2 & 4 and go over all the things you train in doing so: Timing, Ear-training, swing-feel, and playing changes
0:40 Practicing Songs The Right Way
1:19 Internalizing – It’s more than just timing
1:51 #1 Develop Your Internal Time Feel
2:46 #2 Develop your Swing Feel
3:00 Ear-training for Groove
3:33 Example – Just in Time
4:05 Example – Hearing A Groove
4:33 #3 Hear the harmony and the form of a song
5:00 Hearing the Harmony of a Blues
5:33 Getting Started With Metronome Practice
5:59 #4 Play clearer lines that spell out the changes
6:17 Why You Need To Spell Out The Changes
6:30 Blues In C – Hearing The Changes
7:19 Do You Practice with A Metronome?
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