Jean Marc Belkadi
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Premier Guitar Magazine Interview: James Valentine (Maroon 5) Hands All Over.
"I started to get together with a great teacher in LA named Jean Marc Belkadi"

Premier Guitar Magazine Building Chops: Left-Hand Strength and Coordination
Jean Marc Belkadi "Legato Exercises for Increasing Left-Hand Strength and

Premier Guitar Magazine Exotic Lines from a Turkish Mode byJean Marc Belkadi

Guitar Player Magazine Extreme Sweeping Jean Marc Belkadi's Polytonal
Plectrum Pyrotechnics.
"The polytonal and bi-tonal licks I’m going to show you are
directly inspired by listening to pianists such as Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock,
as well as saxophone players like Michael Brecker and Joe Henderson”
Guitar Instructor Jean-Marc Belkadi has, as he's
done with so many guitar approaches, refined
dozens of cool ways to use pentatonics. One thing
he likes his students to explore is stringskipping
lines such as Ex. 12. And, as shown in Ex. 13,
Belkadi often handles string skips
the smart convenient, “hybrid” way — by plucking
the higher string with the picking hand’s middle
finger. Notice that this last example has a hemiolic
three-against-four pick/hammer/pluck downbeats),
and it will retain its jagged unpredictable sound.
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Sensei to the Stars:
You don’t have to be an amateur guitarist to need guitar lessons.
Even the pros like a good schoolin’ now and again. And if you’re a
professional guitarist, singer, or actor in the Los Angeles area who’
s fishing around for a guitar teacher, it probably won’t be long
before someone refers you to Jean-Marc Belkadi. Like his mentor,
the late, great guitar genius Ted Greene, Belkadi is quickly
emerging as one of the most in-demand and respected guitar
Guitar Player Magazine
The concept of The Composite
Blues Scale for Electric Guitar
with 60 mp3
is to help you play more efficiently
the composite blues scale over
the  dominant, major, minor 7th
and minor 7th b5 chords. This is a
necessary book to improve your
blues vocabulary by understanding
the connection between the
chromaticism and the blues scale
in different music styles:
Jazz, Rock, Funk, Fusion, Pop &
Latin.The eBook is available on  
GP’s favorite prodigal son Jude Gold delivered this knowledge.
“The easiest way to add zip to an ascending
three-notes-per-string scale
is to pick only the first note on each string and hammer the two that
follow.The problem with this highly legato strategy, though,
is that it results in a predictable and repetitive sound.
Southern California guitar sensei J
ean Marc Belkadi has noticed
a clever way to liven things up without slowing you down:
Play every third picked note as the first note in an upward
sweep of the pick that drops you back down three strings.
When you finally reach the highest string (bar 2, middle of beat two),
descend back down the scale as shown".
Guitar Player Magazine
Vlog 'n' roll at Gibson's
Need some cuddles? Meghan
gets the squeeze from
Detective Don Flack, who is the
Epiphone Casino owning star
Eddie Cahill in real life. Turns out,
the actor is a serious music fan
and pupil of L.A. guitar teacher
Jean-Marc Belkadi.  Stay tuned
for the inside scoop as Gibson
jams NAMM. At 1.05 Minute
Cool Jean Marc Belkadi's Guitar Sessions for Commercials here:
Chordal Kung Fu
Jean-Marc Belkadi Sharing
musical examples inspired by
Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass,
George Benson, Pat Metheny,
Kevin Eubanks, Grant Green,
and several other jazz legends,
Belkadi hopes this Master
Class will help
Guitar Players readers.
Jude Gold's
GP article
The Guitar Instructional books with CD:
1  - A Modern Approach to Jazz, Rock & Fusion
3  - Advanced Scale Concepts & Licks for Guitar
4  - Jazz-Rock Triad Improvising for Guitar
5  - Slap & Pop Technique for Guitar
6  - Outside Guitar Licks
7  - Progressive Tapping Licks
8  - Classical Themes for Electric Guitar
9  - Ethnic Rhythms for Electric Guitar
10- Exotic Scales & Licks for Electric Guitar
11- Technique Exercises for Guitar
12- The Composite Blues Scale for Electric Guitar
Guitar Session @ The  Marvin's Room
with Michael Jackson's Producer
Jon Nettlesbey
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