From intermediate to advanced, this cutting edge video software program presents Chris Standring in the first of a jazz guitar masterclass series. In this 11 lesson. Hi, I have been searching for actual reviews of ‘Play What You Hear’ by Chris Standring. Many people seem to think it is good but there are. The Purpose of the Play What You Hear jazz guitar lesson program is to teach Seriously, the author, Chris Standring, makes a great point that.

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What really encouraged me to buy your course is that you have such a high spirit and great attitude for the art of music and it shows in the way you’ve designed this course, and on top of that when I first went to your web site and heard you playing, well, you standrong who I thought it head The analysis of prices: The guitar lessons on CD are very well organized and therefore easy to navigate.

Play What You Hear Volume 2

Not what shapes are good to use. I don’t have the book but from looking hesr it, it might whay worth while having but don’t expect it to do all the stuff it says, that takes time and lots of practice. In the authors own words, Chris Standring is a contemporary recording artist after 15 years as a jazz sideman, guitarist and water in London and Los Angeles.

Chris has hit yoou something really good and much needed today Players of my generation learned to play on the bandstand as we were forced to “play what we heard” and if we yok, we had to get it together pretty darn whar.

Ok in reply to Slygroove When I replied saying you should learn scales and arpeggios and such, I assumed that to learn these things properly you would also learn where the notes are on the fretboard. From intermediate to advanced level, this highly acclaimed course teaches you how to “play what you hear”. The author is a musician of formal training, but also an in-the-trenches to register and guitarist. Notify me of new comments via email.

Your course is more than a bargain – it’s a dynamic process that has already begun to transform my playing to a much better place – and your prompt attentiveness to one of your ‘students’ is part of what makes that transformation so effective. Play What You Hear is geared for the intermediate guitarist, at least a basic knowledge of the keyboard of the guitar, and some ability to read music.


Free online jazz guitar lessons for beginners, intermediates and advanced.

High resolution pdf available for printing the entire program. Joking aside, the author, Chris Standring, makes a good point that many guitarists learn to master the keyboard to form and view templates.

I don’t know how you could learn just shapes though, maybe cause I know all the note names but to me I don’t think you’ve really learned a chord if you don’t know the note names because then you still can’t apply that shape to any other key that you want to use it in. In other words, he not only knows what it wants, but he lives it, too.

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Comes with play along tracks, spiral bound workbook and optional DVD. It’s the kind of instruction that makes playing guitar fun. You have to understand I am a classically trained musician and as such do not have problems chgis not knowing where a note is on the fretboard, however telling a person not to learn scales is silly.

“Play What You Hear” eBook by Chris Standring –

Learn a keyboard instrument. Who will benefit the most from this program jazz guitar? There are tons of great ideas to use in your own playing and Chris has a very direct no nonsense way of laying it all out. Melody Focuses on single note soloing. Learn how to effortlessly solo through complex chord changes. I will recommend this course to my students highly! The content of both versions are exactly alike.

Now volume two is here with new ideas and concepts, complete with audio, video, traditional notation and TAB throughout. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Do not learn “scale shapes” or “arpeggio shapes.

Over audio examples and tons of play along tracks. In fact, all your solos have good, solid construction and a very swinging feel. I have had a quick glance through the programme and I can honestly say that it is brilliant. I will recommend this course to my students highly! You will learn the jazz vocabulary and understand how to improvise using this vocab over many different harmonies.


The plag of lesson Most lessons include a written statement, written music and tab and audio examples. Thank you so much! From intermediate to advanced level, PWYH volume two takes you into the stratosphere with new concepts and ideas all presented in high resolution.

I ztandring it will make a big difference in my playing. High resolution pdf available for printing the entire program. Simply the best learning method to come along since Jamie Abersold.

Play What You Hear Volume 1

Doesn’t matter though no harm done. Chris continues that he believes that standrig guitarists often have no idea that he can not hear whatplay.

For intermediate and advanced players. Transcribe guitar solos, using paper. Study Chris Standring’s six recorded solos, transcribed with audio and high def video. Chris Standring emphasizes This CD carries a much higher level of art. Once you’ve gotten the “look at a D on the staff, then play a D on your guitar” thing down, it wouldn’t be so difficult to do it in reverse by playing a note on your guitar and identifying that sound with its name.

If you only have a desktop computer, so I am obliged to this desk, in practice, to hear the audio instructions and tools integrated. Chris has hit on something really good and much needed today Players of my generation learned to play on the bandstand as we were forced to “play what we heard” and if we didn’t, we had to get it together pretty darn quick.

GuitarLessonsReviewStandring. Every note transcribed in traditional notation and TAB.

Play What You Hear Volume 1 – an intermediates jazz guitar instructional program by Chris Standring

Transcribe them without paper, only on guitar. Focuses on chord melody. Join The Inside Track membership and get access to all Chris Standring’s guitar instructional programs, all in one place.