Blues and Soul Music Magazine

Issue 1101

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How to play My Funny Valentine-Jazz Guitar

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Attention all budding jazz guitarists! Valentine's day is fast approaching and no doubt you'll be gigging much to the annoyance of your partner! So in order to pacify your better half why not download this, learn it, get it under your belt and earn some brownie points fast! There will be a big surprise when you whip it out Valentine's morning to your unsuspecting better half!

Here is a unique chord melody arrangement of this classic jazz standard. The arrangement is open enough to be accompanied by bass and drums and includes a beautiful and unusual chord structure. Rich Severson, guitarist and teacher extraordinaire, guides you slowly through the tune and demonstrates with closeups. You also get a 28 minute video lesson with PDF in both tab and standard notation. Check out the promo video or surf round the site for other great lessons and tips. You might just get inspired to learn something real quick! There are a lot of sites out there but this is definately one of the best...

You can find many more love song lessons on ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF ALL THE LESSONS on the 99centGuitarLessons website. You can find it at or on the right hand menu fourth item down where it says LESSON LIST. This will take you to the A-L list of lessons and there is a link on that page for the M-Z lessons. Also click on the FINGERSTYLE buttonor the JAZZ buttonto find many more fingerstyle and chord melodies arrangements of some love songs for that special someone in your life. All the song lessons are also available as individually streaming at

Here’s a Youtube video of Rich’s jazz quartet with vocalist Debi Ruud performing the beautiful love song At Last to put you in that Valentine’s mood.
Words Emrys Baird

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