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Chord Melody II from LAMA Online! - September 12, 2013

Building a Chord Vocabulary from LAMA Online! - September 12, 2013

Beginning Chord Melody from LAMA Online! - September 12, 2013

"Advance Chord Systems" from LAMA Online! - September 12, 2013

More Martone! - September 12, 2013

Dave Marone at LAMA Online! - September 12, 2013

LAMA Online! - September 12, 2013

A Stretching Exercise.....! - June 24, 2013

CoC Youth Jazz Guitar Scholarships! - May 30, 2013

The deadline for applying for the Crown of the Continent Youth Jazz Guitar Scholarships is fast approaching.....check it out here:

http://bit.ly/Z5Pv15

New Position at the University of Redlands! - May 30, 2013

I am very happy and excited to announce that I have been hired on at the University of Redlands, as "Artist/Teacher of Jazz Guitar" beginning this Fall.......http://www.redlands.edu/
I will continue teaching both at LAMA Pasadena, http://www.lama.edu/ and
Riverside Community College, http://www.rcc.edu/riverside/index.cfm.......

So fortunate and thankful for these opportunities......

The Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation National Youth Jazz Guitar Scholarship Application - May 2, 2013

Crown Of The Continent Guitar Foundation is offering one full scholarship (valued at
over $5000.00) to a student 16–18 years old (at time of entry) who is anaccomplished
jazz player with a desire to pursue a jazz guitar education.

The workshop and festival is held August 25–September 1st,2013,on the shores of
the Flathead Lake in beautiful Big Fork, Montana. The Student will receive: full
tuition, travel, room and board at the 4 Star Flathead Lake Lodge in Big Fork,
(including all lodge amenities), daily instruction with Jody Fisher,ensemble work,
festival tickets, and all other workshop and festival activities. Scholarship Recipients will have the opportunity to participate in Artist in Residence sessions with Jazz legends Lee Ritenour and Pat Metheny; Classical Maestro,Scott Tennant
and possibly some of the LA Quartet; Bluesman Robben Ford; Singer Songwriters,
Livingston Taylor and Mac McAnally, and Rock guitarist Daryl Stuermer of Genesis.

Jody Fisher and Mark Dziuba are heading the selection committee.
Jody,Guitar Dept.Chair at Los Angeles Music Academy (LAMA),has held the positions of Professor ofJazz and Studio Guitar at the University of Redlands, in Redlands, CA, the University of La Verne, in La Verne, CA, and the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts
(ISOMATA), in Idyllwild, CA.

Mark Dziuba has been performing and teaching internationally for over 30 years.
He has studied guitar with Pat Martino and Steve Kahn, improvisation with George
Garzone and composition with PaulZonn, Sal Martirano, Herbert Brun and others.
Mark directs the Jazz Studies Program at the State University of New York at New
Paltz where he serves as a tenured professor. His workshops on guitar styles and
improvisation have been featured at the Internat
ional Guitar Festival.

New Video Quick Tip! - April 18, 2013

New Links to Books and DVDs - March 18, 2013

Over the last year, some of the companies that sell my books and DVDs are no longer in business. So, for those of you who have been contacting me about where to purchase my products--here you go.....and thanks again for all the support!
http://www.jodyfisher.com/products.html

New LAMA Guitar Dept. Video - February 1, 2013

My Newest Book - January 27, 2013

If you have been looking for the "The Art of Solo Guitar" books--Here they are in a single volume--hope you enjoy...

New books 2

New Books! - January 27, 2013

Here are some new editions of some of my earlier books--these are "TAB-free" for those that prefer their instructional materials in standard notation...but don't worry kids, the TAB versions are still available.....

New books 1

Tonight's Concert! - December 17, 2012

Here's a video of my second set from tonight's concert at the Esplanade Arts Center in San Jacinto, CA......

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/esplanade-arts-center-webcast
Hope you enjoy.....!

Jody

Solo Guitar Concert! - December 9, 2012

I'll be playing a solo guitar concert on December 16, 2012 at the Esplanade Arts Center in San Jacinto, CA--starts at 6:30--limited seating.....hope to see you there.....

Jody

"Maria" - April 12, 2012

From a while back--"Maria"--a little on the "smooth" side......

Another George Benson Lesson - February 26, 2012

Enjoy....

Lesson with George Benson! - February 24, 2012

Here we discuss playing over Rhythm Changes.....



Arranging Lesson! - February 7, 2012

Here's a quick lesson discussing "Half-Step Dominant Approach Chords"--

Hope you like....

http://gettothemusic.lamusicacademy.edu/2012/02/07/guitar-lesson-arranging-techniques/

Here's Another Free Lesson! - February 2, 2012

New Lesson! - January 30, 2012

Here's a lesson about "Intros and Endings"--enjoy!

http://gettothemusic.lamusicacademy.edu/2012/01/30/guitar-lesson-intros-and-endings/
Jody

2012 Clinics and Classes! - November 17, 2011

A little early I know, but here are some dates and locations for the summer clinics I'll be doing:

July 15-20, 2012 - National Guitar Workshop-"The Complete Jazz Guitarist"-Concordia University--Austin, Texas.

July 22-27, 2012 -National Guitar Workshop- "Real Book - Know The Tunes"American Jewish University--Los Angeles, CA.

August 26-September 2, 2012-Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation, Workshop and Festival--Bigfork, Montana.

Also--big news--watch for "Guitar Artistry" with Jody Fisher, An intimate learning experience in a secluded mountain setting…….a week long private guitar retreat, limited to just nine serious guitar students--held in Idyllwild, California this Summer, 2012......

More info to follow......

Jody
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