Category Archives: Improvisation Techniques

Jamie Howell’s monthly articles on improving your improvising techniques on guitar.

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Improve Your Improvising – December 2013

Improvisation 5 – December 2013 This month we are going to look at a concept in improvisation that most players use to some extent and can range from a few…

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Improve Your Improvising – October 2013

Improvisation 4 – October 2013 A number of different elements go towards creating an effect on the listener whilst improvising including: – choice of notes – rhythm / timing –…

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Improve Your Improvising – September 2013

Improvisation III – Sept 13 Last month we began working on target notes. This is one of the most important concepts in improvisation regardless of the style of music being…

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Improve Your Improvising – August 2013

What Is Improvising? Welcome to the second article about improving your improvisation. Today we are going to consider the most fundamental question we can ask about this topic – What…

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Improve Your Improvising – July 2013

Improvisation Welcome to the first article in a new regular monthly column on improvisation.  I will be covering many different approaches to improvisation that are applicable to most musical contexts…