Learn Comping in the style of Freddie Green from renowned guitarist Brady Bills. From style to chord progressions, this beginner course will take you through the fundamentals of Freddie Green's Style of Comping and get you prepared to play guitar in your jazz band
Lesson 1 - Intro
Brady Bills introduces the Freddie Green Comping course.
Lesson 2 - What is Comping?
Brady Bills explains what comping means and how it works in an ensemble.
Lesson 3 - Who is Freddie Green and What is the Freddie Green Style?
In this video, Brady Bills gives a brief history of Freddie Green playing in Count Basie's band.
Lesson 4 - Rhythm Section Trinity/Freight Train Mentality
In this video, Brady Bills describes what a rhythm section does and how they should work together.
Lesson 5 - Accents On 2 and 4
In this video, Brady Bills talks about when to and when not to accent on beats 2 and 4.
Lesson 6 - What Kind of Guitar to Use
In this video, Brady Bills talks about hollow body and solid body guitars, as well as what type of pick ups you should be looking for.
Lesson 7 - What Kind of Strings to Use
In this video, Brady Bills talks about the gage and type of string that is best used in the Freddy Green comping style.
Lesson 8 - Strumming Pattern and Dampening/Muting
In this video, Brady Bills explains how to strum and mute with your left hand.
Lesson 9 - Pick Vs. Fingers
In this video, Brady Bills talks about how to use a pick and fingers for the Freddie Green comping style.
Lesson 10 - Amp Vs. Acoustic
In this video, Brady Bills talks about how to get a sound acoustically before amplifying it.