Join Howard Alden in a live Q&A workshop. Up close and personal without having to leave your home. Mike and Howard sit down for a good old fashioned masterclass and Q&A.

He’s one of those guitarists that amazes with their playing abilities, inspires with their words, and makes you want to get out the guitar and put some practice time in.

One of DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE’S 75 Great Guitarists of all time!

Howard Alden has been a Concord Jazz recording artist since the late ’80s where his prolific recorded output as leader, co-leader, and versatile sideman, has captured an artist of consistently astonishing virtuosity and originality.

“He may be the best of his generation,” writes Owen Cordle in JazzTimesGeorge Kanzler of the Newark Star Ledger proclaims that he is “the most impressive and creative member of a new generation of jazz guitarists.” And Chip Deffaa of the New York Post observed that he is “…one of the very finest young guitarists working today.”


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Class Content

Discussion with Howard Part I
1: Howard Alden: What’s your pathway into jazz? 00:14:58
2: Jimmy Wyble – Howard Roberts – Fingerboard Harmony 00:07:11
3: Suggested pathway for new jazz guitarists 00:03:45
4: Really learning a tune 00:05:53
5: Extra tips for learning a tune 00:04:51
6 – Question – Barry Harris approach to minor 6 major 6 diminished scale 00:06:38
Bonus: Howard & Mike Playing “Half Nelson” 00:06:13

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