The global Jazz Academy will be from 2011 for the first time a jazz course for guitarists offered. James Scholfield, English South African Jazz guitarist, songwriter and producer has joined as a lecturer with the distance learning jazz guitar in the range of the offered correspondence courses. He looks back on a long history as a musician and has worked with greats such as Billy Hart, Jeanie Bryson, Stacy Rowles, Yuri honing and many others. Most recently, he was instrumental in the albums of the Goodnight song by Tina Schouw and way out South of Natascha Roth. The offered course will contain as much match practice as possible and only so much theory as necessary. Unlike the jazz piano course by Stefan Berker begins the jazz-guitar not advanced level course, but already deals with the basics and is suitable for beginners as well as for advanced students and career changers, who have always been behind the mystery”of jazz guitar wanted to look. The musical approach to theory and practice has been designed for guitarists designed, because they too often in contrast fell in love with abstract harmonies pianist a grounded”view on the deal have with their instrument. The theory of jazz is taught in the course of his training the student up to the improvisation, where ever the practical relation to the guitar in the foreground.
Practical exercises, as well as written and instrumental tasks are completed under the personal supervision by James Scholfield. Thus the jazz guitar allows course of all interested, flexible and professional guidance to learn the language of jazz and can also apply. In addition to the personal care, teaching is complemented by tasks and ubungsmaterialen, as well as Playalongs to play with. The global jazz academy is working successfully as a provider for distance learning courses in the field of jazz for years and approved by the State Center for distance learning (ZFU) in Cologne. Enables a place – and time-independent jazz studies, their participants to maximum learning success.