Updated: Jun 3, 2020
DIG IT! Just Friends Guitar Lesson is one that is smoking hot! Just a fantastic standard that has so much to offer guitarists for soloing.
Not only does Just Friends smoke, it will be your ultimate Friend too, because of all the parallels this tune has to OTHER classic jazz standards. And, it will only enhance your guitar playing!
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Just Friends - what a classic, smoking-hot jazz standard. In fact, this tune has it all and even more for the jazzer that really wants to DIG in! - See what I just did there?!?
Of course, Just Friends has lots of popularity amongst vocalists, BUT, instrumentalists can get DEEP inside this tune. Especially guitarists when played in the key of G and even F - as it sometimes is as well.
What I love so much about Just Friends is the Chromaticism, the Complex "Bookend" Harmony, Chord Substitution, all while playing in a straight-forward harmonic platform and staying mostly in the key of G!
Check out what we can do over Just Friends and get some extra Guitar Lesson love as I walk you through how to make this song part of your guitar toolkit!
This is a great-fresh look on a classic tune that I know you will dig, AND, you WILL learn how to play on it, not just "read about it!!"
So you know what to do. DIG IT and push play!
Check it out and let me know in the comments.
PS. There is a live demo of this song as well. Enjoy!
0:17 Lesson Overview
1:16 Lesson Performance
1:36 Lesson Intro
3:56 Melodic Minor
4:29 Lydian b7 Example
4:52 Diminished D
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