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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Too often new music and classical musicians are relegated to the sterile chamber of academia. All reviews reflect my honest personal opinion so be aware that I will point out both cool Pros and Cons that I see in the work. 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” addition to your library. In the 4th section, Jay shares some ideas to connect the areas of the neck while still being in the G minor tonality.

Jay and Bill have been working together for the past ten years.

Great solid lines and concepts with A LOT of examples played in the video. Your email address will not be published. Old Wood New Sounds is a concert series that will always introduce you to something new and interesting. Old Wood New Sounds: Jay Umble and Bill Druck.

Center Stage presents: Jay Umble, acoustic guitar

In addition to the licks, Jay ubmle and demonstrates concepts such as: Over the 83 minutes of video and 10 pages of PDF examples, many ideas are explored. Please get in touch with us personally if you have any questions.

Written examples complement the video too. Home Contact Us Search Tellus Their concept is both traditional and modern with an emphasis on harmonic textures and linear exploration.

There is a rent option limited time streaming only access as well as a download version. Between the Voicings by Hristo Vitchev. Come out and hear these musicians perform thrilling music with real passion and heart. Packed with an abundance of practical examples, it offers something for everyone regardless of ability. I umboe like how Jay presents his ideas in a very conversational way.


In addition to the licks, Jay discusses and demonstrates concepts such as:. As with all the players I usually like, his strong melodic sense shines and attracted me to this video.

Video Review: Minor Line Concepts by Jay Umble

On the website, the video description says: 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.

Tellus is where live music, evocative art, eco-friendly living and a good bit of Irish charm all come together and have a beer. In this video, Jay explores his personal approach to creating strong minor lines. Jay has studied with world-renowned guitarists Pat Martino and Joe Diorio and has released three recordings with material ranging from jazz to commercial.

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. It provides everything one needs to know to successfully master the jazz-blues style covering topics such as: Jay offers traditional harmonic textures and at other times, delves into ultra-modern voicing reminiscent of Allan Holdsworth. In addition to the strong melodic ideas, Jay also demonstrated some sweep picking ideas via different one note per string lines.

You can easily place your order Toll Free by calling now! I can sense the lineage of his playing but Jay also has his own strong sense of identity. Together, Jay and Bill present a wonderful blend of styles, offering one of the most original jazz guitar duos on the scene today.

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Just call Toll-Free now!! The video is full of so much content so I recommend buying the download version for long term practice. It has been said of Jay, “he is an abstract guitarist forging his own musical path”. The Joe Diorio side of things reveals itself when Jay chooses to play more intervallic ideas within the same position.


In the early ‘s Jay was on the road for four years with the Ron Smith Trio, an organ based group. Over this time they have developed a highly unique approach to their repertoire of jazz standards.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Wikipedia article on jazz guitar Wikipedia article on blues guitar umle. All topics are covered in depth and all examples are practical – enabling anyone to improve dramatically!

In the mid 80’s to mid 90’s he was the founder-leader of “In Transit”, another organ based trio umblw focused on the Jazz-Blues idiom. World-class musicians performing new music by living composers and classical music in a casual setting!

Please send me a message at azsamad2 at gmail. In the early years, he spent his time with various rock and commercial groups.

To him, all notes are possible choices in creating lines over the chords.

Jay Umble (Author of MBGU Jazz Curriculum)

In this class Jay not only demonstrates many minor 7th line ideas but goes beyond the typical lick format by sharing his personal approach jy improvisation as it relates to the minor 7th tonality. Fundamentals of Picking by Fretboard Anatomy.

Jay explains in a free form manner at times so you have to catch the points or examples as it occurs. Jay Umble has been a professional guitarist for over 30 years! He is on the music faculty of Bucknell University and Susquehanna University where he teaches guitar mechanics, harmony-theory, fretboard integration in addition to general guitar playing.