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OLD Recordings..... - July 31, 2015

I found some OLD (still had hair....) recordings of mine uploaded to YouTube that are not found on my regular channel--I keep finding this stuff that I didn't upload--so if anyone is interested, have at it.....some of these recordings are with a quartet comprised of Scott Smith on keyboards, Jeff Stover on Bass, and Ron Dunn Jones on drums. The rest feature solo guitar.....

Angel Eyes—
Wistful Thinking—
End of the Beginning—
Cactus Dance—
Lizard Lullaby—
Just Once—
God Bless The Child—
Fear and Censorship (Also…It’s Raining)—

My interview for - July 30, 2015

Another unexpected find today--I didn't know this had been released yet--
This is an interview I did while in Thailand this year for the website,
This was fun--some talking, some playing, some teaching....

Two New Vids.....! - July 29, 2015

This surfaced today--a couple of performances on WREG in Memphis, TN, a few months ago......

Hope you enjoy!


By The Time I get to Phoenix - June 29, 2015

Jazz Guitar Night! - November 4, 2014

Hi Again!

Thursday, November 6, 2014--8:00pm--Fred Lowe Hall--
Jazz Guitar Night!
Featuring individual Jazz Guitar students and the University of Redlands Jazz Guitar Ensemble.

See you there!

New Certificate Programs at LACM! - November 3, 2014

Hi All,

I'd like to announce some new online certificate courses from Los Angeles College of Music......

For drummers--

Study with Ralph Humphrey!

"The Weekend Warrior Playbook"--two courses


Fundamental Drumset Techniques--two courses

For guitarists--

Courses with Jody Fisher--

Building a Chord Vocabulary with Jody Fisher

Advanced Chord Systems with Jody

Beginning Chord Melody

Chord Melody II

Study with Dave Martone!

Top Ten Things You Need To Be Awesome!

Modes the Martone Way!

Follow this link!
Jody Fisher

God Bless The Child - July 10, 2014

LAMA Online Classes on Sale!! - December 23, 2013

Hi Folks,

We’re running a 48-hour sale on LAMA Online courses 12/23-12/24-- Premium (video exchange) will be $499 (instead of $695) and Standard (no video exchange) will be $149 (instead of $199)
Check it out here.....

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:

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.......
I will continue teaching both at LAMA Pasadena, and
Riverside Community College,

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!

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......
Hope you enjoy.....!

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